Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

ART 147 - Wood Turning I


Description: Study of theory and design of wood lathe-turned objects. Includes wood-turning techniques, use of wood lathe and associated tooling. Application of design principles.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Tools and materials
  2. Sharpening
  3. Cutting theory
  4. Wood characteristics
  5. Turning between centers
  6. Harvested wood
  7. Lidded containers
  8. Sanding and finishing techniques
  9. Adhesives
  10. Formal elements and principles of design
  11. Historical and contemporary art examples
  12. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use tools and materials safely. (1)
  2. Sharpen tools. (2)
  3. Apply cutting theory. (3)
  4. Use wood characteristics in turnings. (4)
  5. Use turning between centers. (5)
  6. Use harvested wood for turnings. (6)
  7. Create turned lidded containers. (7)
  8. Use sanding and finishing techniques. (8)
  9. Use adhesives. (9)
  10. Identify the formal elements and principles of design. (10)
  11. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design. (10)
  12. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design. (10)
  13. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (11)
  14. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (12)

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.