• Student uses a miter saw in the workshop.

    Barry Tech | Engineering Technologies | Carpentry in Long Island

  •  In Carpentry 1, the students will learn the basics of:

    • Hand and power tool use
    • Measurement and construction math
    • Layout and framing
    • Roofing
    • Window and door installation
    • Exterior siding
    • Materials estimation

    The students will complete small individual practice projects and then apply these new skills, in groups of three or four, to the construction of small houses in the shop. By the end of the year, the students will complete the construction and “drying in” of a small residential structure.

    In Carpentry 2, the students will learn the basics of:

    • Additional hand and power tool use
    • Related construction math
    • Metal framing
    • Drywall, taping and spackling
    • Interior trim installation
    • Suspended ceilings installation
    • Stair and railing construction
    • Cabinet installation 
    The second year program is dedicated to the completion of the interior of the residential structure and also provides a basic understanding and activities in the commercial part of the trade. As in Carpentry 1, the second year students will also complete individual practice projects before applying their newly learned skills to a larger project in a group setting. Along with the construction aspect of the program, the students will learn about blueprint reading, estimation, and related English, math, and science. Additionally, the students will be taught the basics of financial management.

  • Course available: Grades 11–12
    Course length: 2 years
    Placement: Regular
    Location: Barry Tech


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