Basic Drawing & Estimating Skills (Wood Working)
Students will develop skills a relating to an input output loop when working with a technological system. Describe methods of estimating a woodworking project and develop planning skills to implement a design.
Calculating Board Feet (BDF)
The following video describes a practical method for estimating board feet, which is primarily used for solid stock wood construction.
Students will utilize the supplied plans and the visual to create a production plan and cost estimate. All materials and descriptions are listed in the plan. Students will need to utilize a spreadsheet, such as Google Sheets or Excel to complete the cost estimate.
Image illustrates the costing of a simple wood project using solid stock, composites and cork.