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Model Making: Tools, Materials, and Techniques

As much an art as it is a science, the model maker’s trade requires an unwavering dedication to craft and a profound knowledge of materials, methods, tool operation, and tool upkeep. This program provides an informative look at all facets of industrial model construction. It contains five main sections: the different types of model making; the correct and safe use of hand tools; portable power tools; a comparison of human-made products and natural products; and the various techniques used in the woodworking room. An ideal primer for students starting a design technology course or those wishing to refresh and enhance skills. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act). Viewable/printable educational resources are available online. (20 minutes)

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Model Making: Construction
Models help furniture builders highlight any potential problems that may arise when making the final piece. Students first choose appropriate wood for their models and decide which joint construction is appropriate,