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Exploring Woodworking, 8th Edition

By: Fred W. Zimmerman, Larry J. McWard, and Don L. Blazek
ISBN: 978-1-61960-502-2
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2014
Subject: Construction
Description
Exploring Woodworking provides the essential knowledge that beginning students require. It introduces different woods and their characteristics in addition to basic techniques using hand and power tools. Information regarding woodworking operations, such as drilling and sawing, is presented in individual chapters to ensure in-depth coverage.
  • Product designs for woodworking projects are included.
  • An entrepreneurship chapter explains how to organize and operate an in-school manufacturing business, giving students hands-on experience with financing, marketing, and construction.
  • The text also introduces students to the industrial woodworking environment to provide insight into the potential workplace.
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Text 362 978-1-61960-502-2 $88.00
Exploring Woodworking: Fundamentals of Technology provides the essential knowledge that beginning students require. It introduces different woods and their characteristics in addition to basic techniques using hand and power tools. Information regarding woodworking operations, such as drilling and sawing, is presented in individual chapters to ensure in-depth coverage.
  • Product designs for woodworking projects are included.
  • An entrepreneurship chapter explains how to organize and operate an in-school manufacturing business, giving students hands-on experience with financing, marketing, and construction.
  • The text also introduces students to the industrial woodworking environment to provide insight into the potential workplace.
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Workbook 184 978-1-61960-507-7 $24.00
Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Instructor's Annotated Workbook 184 978-1-61960-508-4 $90.00 *
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Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-61960-509-1 $248.00 *
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  • Safety. Safety rules, quizzes, and answer keys provided in PDF format.
  • Answer Keys. Chapter Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Annotated Workbook. Instructor's Annotated Workbook provided in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.


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Table of Contents
1. Materials in Woodworking
2. Woodworking Safety
3. Project Selection and Planning
4. Hand Tools
5. Portable Power Tools
6. Power Woodworking Machines
7. Project Construction and Assembly
8. Preparation for Finishing
9. Wood Finishing and Hardware
10. Woodworking Manufacturing
11. Careers in Woodworking Industries and Related Areas
12. Woodworking Projects
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Chapter 4 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Glossary (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
Correlations
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Woodworking - Form F (PDF, 727 KB)
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Woodworking - Form F.2 (PDF, 289 KB)
About the Author(s)

Fred W. Zimmerman - was Professor Emeritus from Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. Fred earned several degrees, including a bachelor of science degree from Southern Illinois University, a master of science degree from Kent State University, and a doctorate in Industrial Education from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. He had extensive experience as both an instructor and woodworker, and was active in the Illinois Vocational Industrial Clubs of America as a judge in the cabinetmaking and millwork areas. Fred was a member of the Illinois Woodworking Teachers Association and a Life Member of the International Industrial Education Association.

Larry J. McWard - is a professor in the Industrial Education and Technology department at Western Illinois University. He has earned several degrees, including a bachelor of science degree in Industrial Education and Vocational Education, and a master of science degree in Instructional Technology (Media) from Southern Illinois University. He has also earned a doctorate in Vocational-Technical Education from The Ohio State University. Larry's work experience includes 20 years of teaching experience at the junior high, high school, and university levels. Courses taught include vocational building trades and cabinetmaking. Larry also has 12 years of work experience as a carpenter, cabinetmaker, and general contractor. Larry is actively involved in the National Association of Industrial and Technical Teacher Educators, Association for Career and Technical Education, and is past-president of the Illinois Woodworking Teachers Association.

Don L. Blazek - received his bachelor of science degree in Industrial Education from Fort Hays State University in Hays, KS and his master of science degree at Pittsburg State University. His taught in the Shawnee Mission School District #512, located in Overland Park, Kansas. He taught an exploratory industrial education program consisting of materials and processes (wood and plastics), visual communication (drafting, graphic arts, photography, and video production) and manufacturing processes. He served on two federally funded development projects for the development of pilot industrial education programs for middle/junior high schools for the State of Kansas. This SET (Secondary Exploration of Technology) helped lead to the development of the modular concept of teaching technology education. Don also taught woodworking adult education classes. Over the span of his teaching career, he was actively involved with the Kansas Industrial Education Association and the American Industrial Arts Association. In 1978 he was selected the Outstanding Industrial Education Teacher for the State of Kansas.