Wood Machining

Domain: Technologies
Timetable: Trimester 1, 2 or 3
Length of Course: 1 Trimester

Course Information

Students will continue the safe use of machines already covered in Year 9 and will be exposed to new machinery, including faceplate turning a bowl on the wood lathe, sharpening a chisel on the sharpening machine and routering various edge profiles. All projects will be delivered around a design process (problem solving) approach. Projects include a pine corner shelf, a rocking toy that toddlers can ride in and a laminated wooden bowl made from multiple pieces of timber.

Pathway Information




This course is further complimented by:

  • Materials Design and Technology – Wood (General)

Students undertaking this course may wish to consider tertiary studies in:

  • Certificate II Building and Construction

This course suits direct workforce entry into the following:

  • Labourer
  • Building and Construction
  • Product Assembley

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $80