ART 108 Introduction to Hand and Power Tools • 2 Cr.


Teaches the safe use of hand and power tools in the wood shop. Class format includes lectures, demonstrations, practice, and testing. Class is graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Be able to explain what to do in the event of a safety or injury emergency.
  • Demonstrate basic measuring skills.
  • Demonstrate the safe and proper use of each tool introduced in the class.
  • Demonstrate the ability to dimension wood for a particular task.
  • Demonstrate basic construction skills in assembling a 3 dimensional project.