Courses of Study

Architecture and Construction, Grade 9 - 12, Cabinetmaking II, 2009

1.) Apply safety standards and procedures for the cabinetmaking industry.

•  Discussing methods of rigging and care of ladders, scaffolds, swing devices, and other equipment
2.) Identify tools, materials, and methods used in surface preparation.

3.) Determine types of surfaces used in cabinetmaking.

•  Demonstrating appropriate cabinet surfacing techniques
•  Demonstrating the ability to properly prepare surfaces for finishing
4.) Classify characteristics of commonly used sealants, stains, paints, and laminates used in cabinetmaking.

5.) Explain failures of paints and coatings on exterior and interior surfaces.

•  Determining solution to repair surface failures
6.) Explain remedies that may be used to repair physical failures to surface finishes, including scratches, discoloration, and watermarks.

7.) Explain the purpose of chemical cleaning and stripping, including how various kinds of chemical cleaners and strippers are used.

8.) Explain cabinet refinishing techniques, including low-pressure water cleaning, abrasive blasting, and brushing and rolling.

9.) Explain cabinet finishing techniques, including sealants, clear finishes, spray painting, and stains.

10.) Describe advantages and disadvantages of various cabinetry products, including durability and availability.