Fee: $50

Learning Recommendations: C or better in Woods 1; must have at least Algebra 1 skills

General Description: This is a comprehensive course in advanced woodworking skills and techniques. Planning and designing guitars will be explored. Required project(s) are assigned and a large section of time will be set aside for students to select and produce a guitar. This course emphasizes science, technology, engineering and mathematical principles in the design of a guitar.


  • Lab and equipment safety
  • Multiple hand and power tools
  • Large stationary power tools
  • Careers in woodworking construction, industrial trends, post-high school education requirements for various career-related employment trades


Students learn through a combination of:

  • Teacher demonstration
  • Student practice and construction in the shop
  • Application of STEM principles in the design and construction of a musical instrument