Teaching Woods 101 - KCCTE

Teaching Woods 101

Pittsburg State University/KTC - Pittsburg, KS
September 15, 2022 9:00 am CST - September 16, 2022 4:00 pm CST
Cost: $100.00
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**REGISTRATION IS OPEN TO FIRST 15**

 

Workshop Fee for 1 1/2 Days = $100.00

This workshop runs Thursday, Sept 15 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm AND Friday, Sept. 16 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

DESCRIPTION:

  • Learn the basics of teaching woodworking to your high school students through the hands-on use of basics pieces of equipment necessary for woodworking projects.
  • This workshop will include shop management tips, teaching ideas, and an emphasis will be placed on teaching safety to your students.
  • How to operate router: change bit, set height and know direction of travel
  • How to operate a bandsaw:  change blade, set tension, know blade size in relation to diameter of circle cut desired
  • How to operate the jointer: set depth of cut
  • How to operate the planer: set depth of cut
  • How to operate the sliding miter saw/chop saw/radial arm saw
  • How to operate wide belt/drum sander: change sanding belt
  • How to properly insert a drill bit in the chuck and drill a hole with a drill press
  • How to set the drill press speed in relation to the size of the drill
  • How to operate a table saw: use of splitter, change blade,  dado head, kick back
  • Prevention, selecting correct blade for type of material ex. 40t for ripping
  • How to operate a lathe

 


Presenter Details

Jordan Backs

Associate Professor in Architectural Manufacturing Management & Technology, formerly Wood Tech, at Pittsburg State University for the last 7 years. Jordan received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Pitt State and was employed as a Project Manager/Engineer for five years before returning to teach.

Charlie Phillips

Associate Professor and Program Coordinator in Architectural Manufacturing Management & Technology, formerly Wood Tech, at Pittsburg State University for the last 11 years. Charlie received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Pitt State and was employed as a Shop Forman for eight years before returning to teach.