Carpentry (Adapted)

Recipients of the Carpentry (Adapted) Digital Badge Credential have demonstrated concept proficiency and completed the following tasks:

Activity 1: Identifying and Sorting Fasteners

1.     Gather the materials you need.
2.     Ask your teacher to help find the correct fasteners in the fastener bin.
3.     Put the fasteners on the table.
4.     Place Matching Sheet 1 on table.
5.     Place a nail on the correct picture on the matching sheet.
6.     Place each fastener on the correct picture.
7.     Have your teacher check your work.
8.     Clean up your work area.

Activity 2:  Using a Hammer and Nails

1.     Gather the materials needed.
2.     Put materials on the table.
3.     Put on your safety goggles before using tools.
4.     Put nail point into hole in wood.
5.     Tap gently until nail stays in wood without being held.
6.     Move fingers out of the way, hit hammer harder to drive into wood.
7.     Have your teacher check your work.
8.     Clean up your work area.

Activity 3: Using a Screwdriver and Screws

1.     Gather the materials you need.
2.     Put the materials on the table.
3.     Put on your safety goggles.
4.     Make sure you have the right screwdriver for your screws.
5.     Put screw point into hole in wood.
6.     Carefully turn screwdriver until screw goes into wood.
7.     Have your teacher check your work.
8.     Clean up your work area.

Activity 4: Measuring

1.     Gather all the materials you need.
2.     Lay wood or foam board on table.
3.     Lay ruler on foam board or wood.
4.     Put the ruler at the end of the board.
5.     Mark a line at number 5.
6.     Have your teacher check your work.
7.     Place the end of the tape measure at the end of the foam board or wood.
8.     Mark a line at the number 2.
9.     Have your teacher check your work.
10.   Clean up your work area.

Activity 5: Making a Box: Getting Started

1.      Gather the materials you need.
2.      Put on the hard hat and goggles.
3.      Put on the tool belt with the hammer holder and the hammer.
4.      Line up the 2 smaller pieces of lumber with the larger bottom piece.
5.      Have someone hold the sides while you hammer 1 nail into top corner.
6.      Hammer a nail into other corner.
7.      Hammer a nail into corner on other side.
8.      Hammer a nail into the last corner on the bottom.
9.      Hammer 2 nails between the corners on one side.
10.    Hammer 2 nails between the corners on the other side.
11.    Turn box over and put in end piece of wood.
12.    Turn box over and hammer 2 nails into new board.
13.    Turn box on the side and hammer two nails into the wood.
14.    Turn box on other side and hammer 2 nails into wood.
15.    Repeat the last 4 steps for the other end of the box.
16.    Ask your teacher to check your work.
17.    Put the materials away and clean up the work area.

Activity Six: Making a Box: Finishing the Box

1.      Gather the materials you need.
2.      Put on a hard hat and safety goggles.
3.      Get the box you made in Activity 5.
4.      Turn it over and place last piece of wood on top.
5.      Get the 2 hinges and 5 screws.
6.      Hold lid and turn box so hinges lay flat on top.
7.      Use a hammer and nail to make starter holes in the top for the 2 hinge screws.
8.      Use screwdriver to tighten top 2 screws on hinges into box.
9.      Use a hammer and nail to make starter holes in the box for the bottom of the hinge.
10.    Use screwdriver to tighten bottom 3 screws.
11.     Use sandpaper to smooth any rough edges on the wood.
12.     Ask your teacher if you can paint the box.
13.     Ask teacher to check work.
14.     Put materials away and cleaned up work area.

Activity 7: Identifying and Cleaning Tools

1.     Get your materials.
2.     Lay towel flat on table.
3.     Place tools on the towel.
4.     Look at the hammer.  Is the handle rough or broken?
5.     If the hammer is safe, wipe it with the rag and place on the towel.
6.     If the hammer is rough, cracked, or broken, give it to your teacher.
7.     Look at each tool.  Is the handle rough or broken?
8.     If the tool is rough, cracked, or broken, give it to your teacher.
9.     If the tool is safe, wipe it with the rag and place on the towel.
10.   Have your teacher check your work.
11.   Clean up your work area.

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