Wytheville Community College

Building (BLD)

BLD 105
- Shop Practices and Procedures

(
2
cr.)

Introduces basic hand and power tools with emphasis on proper care and safety practices.  Introduces materials used in building trades including metals, plastics, and woods with stress placed on the processing techniques of each. Emphasizes fasteners such as screws, rivets, and glues as well as brazed, soldered, and welded joints. Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.