The course provides information on building codes, optimal building strategies and insight on the manufacturing process of wood types. Several terminologies will be explained including: roofs, staircases, framing and blueprint readings. The course progresses from basic safety to tool use and to framing methods of walls, stairs and roofs. After taking this course, you will have a vast knowledge of carpentry, be able to identify features in roofs, houses, and stairs. You will be able to construct your very own wooden structures including: wall frames, trusses, rough opening for doors and windows, staircases. The course provides descriptive videos designed with a professional background. Audio is provided to guide you through the lectures. The coursed is organized in specific categories to keep you focused on a certain subject for that time period. Each section will be followed with an engaging quiz to ensure that you are no skipping over the lectures. There is a 20 question final test to accurately assess the skills you learned about the material provided in the course. The course should not take an absurd amount of time as the short videos range from 1 minute to 7 minutes max. When all is said and done, after completion of “Become A Master Carpenter – Advanced Carpentry” you will be able to repair and construct your own structures to your home.
Safety practices that must be followed to ensure the operator and others are as safe as possible.
When pressure treated lumber should be used and how it is manufactured.
How plywood is manufactured and use of plywood.
The process of engineered wood and how it is used.
Overview of different screw heads.
Different saws, what they are used for and how to use them properly.
Common carpenter's power tools operation and what the are used for.
Different saw descriptions, proper safety precautions and where they should be used.
Description and safety of common carpenter's power tools.
Different nail types and their purposes.
Different screw types and their functions.
Types of bolts will be explained.
Proper architectual drawing techniques that are universal among carpenters, engineers and other workers.
Reading architectural drawings and accurate interpratation.
Types of joists and their uses.
Different types of girders and their purposes.
Proper assembly and layout of a stud wall.
Erecting a stud wall properly and safely as well as tools used to erect the wall.
Framing in doors and windows.
Types of sheathing used for roofs will be explained.
Different types of trusses will be shown as well as their purposes.
Different stair cases and where they are used.
The different components of the stairs will be shown and explained.
Proper framing of the stairs and the walls of the staircase.
I graduated with a civil engineering degree. I was a university tutor in various classes and a teacher's assistant in CAD (computer-aided design) software development. I reverse engineer professional parts portfolios, designing individual parts on CAD software and defining their parameters. I have competed in a robotics competitions, assembling and competing with a unique robot design to compete against others. Out of 200 individuals, I placed in the top 5. I speak 4 languages; Spanish, German and I am fluent in French and English. I have competed in various competitions, placing in the top 3 in the province of British Columbia and being recognized provincially in others.