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Practical Woodwork

This course will give you a broad introduction to practical woodworking skills. You will learn the correct use of tools and equipment, and a range of materials, processes and techniques. And, you will be able to read and interpret diagrams, and work safely in a workshop-based setting. You will get to use some creative skills, and plan your activities through to completing a finished product in wood.

The skills you learn in this course will help you move into career areas such as craft, design, engineering and graphics.

In Practical Woodwork you will learn how to use hand and machine tools to create quality products out of the versatile material of wood. You will do this by learning how to read working drawings, and how to refine your skills to produce work that is neat and accurate. You will also learn woodworking theory about materials, tools, machines, processes and safety.

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