Standard

 rev.08/04/03

CAR 121 – Cornice and Soffit

Course Description

Provides instruction in the production and installation of various types and styles of cornice and soffit work used in residential carpentry. Topics include: identification of types and styles, vent systems, materials estimation, installation procedures, and ladder and scaffolding safety.

 

Competency Areas

Hours

 

Identification of Types and Styles

Class

1

Vent Systems

D. Lab

0

Materials Estimation

P. Lab/O.B.I.

2

Installation Procedures

Credit

1

Ladder and Scaffolding Safety

 

 

 

Prerequisites:

CAR 101, CAR 103, CAR 105, program admission

 

Course Guide

 

Competency

After completing this section, the student will:

Hours

Class

D.Lab

P.Lab/

O.B.I.

IDENTIFICATION OF TYPES AND STYLES

4

0

1

Cornice types and terminology

Describe common cornice types and applications.

 

 

 

Soffit types and terminology

Describe common soffit types and applications.

 

 

 

VENT SYSTEMS

1

0

1

Vent system types and applications

Describe common eave vent systems types and applications.

 

 

 

MATERIALS ESTIMATION

1

0

2

Estimating cornice and soffit systems

Estimate soffit materials from plans and specifications.

 

 

 

 

Estimate cornice materials from plans and specifications.

 

 

 

INSTALLATION PROCEDURES

3

0

14

Soffit systems

Install typical soffit systems.

 

 

 

Cornice systems

Install typical cornice systems.

 

 

 

LADDER AND SCAFFOLDING SAFETY

1

0

2

Scaffold types and erection procedures

Safely erect a scaffold according to safety codes.

 

 

 

Ladder types and erection procedures

Set up and use a ladder in a safe manner.

 

 

 

 

Suggested Resources

 

Baker, G.E. & Miller, R. (latest edition). Carpentry Fundamentals. New York: McGraw- Hill. http://www.bookstore.mcgraw-hill.com/.

Ball, J.E., & Leeke, J. (latest edition). Carpenters and Builders Library (Volumes1-4). New York: Macmillan. http://www.macmillan.com/.

Drake, G. (latest edition). Everyone’s book of hand and small powered tools. Reston, VA: Reston. http://www.reston.com/.

Lewis, G. (latest edition). Safety for Carpenters and Woodworkers. Albany, NY: Delmar. http://www.delmar.com/.

McDonnell, L.P. & Kaumeheiwa, A.I. (latest edition). The use of hand woodworking tools. Albany, NY: Delmar. http://www.delmar.com/.

McDonnell, L.P. & Kaumeheiwa, A.I. (latest edition). The use of portable power tools. Albany, NY: Delmar. http://www.delmar.com/.

Meyers, G.D. (latest edition). The carpenter’s toolbox manual. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. http://www.cefga.org/.

National Center for Construction Education and Research (latest edition). NCCER: Core Curricula: Basic Communication Skills. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. http://www.cefga.org/.

Phelps, J., & Philbin, T. (Eds.). (latest edition). Complete building construction. New York: Macmillan. http://www.macmillan.com/.

Wagner, W.H. (latest edition). Modern carpentry. (rev. ed.) South Holland, IL: Goodheart-Wilcox. http://www.irwin-pub.com/high/agencies.htm.

Wass, A., & Sanders, G.A. (latest edition). Materials and procedures for residential construction. Reston, VA: Reston. http://www.reston.com/.