Woodwork Paper 3, May/June 2013
 Questions: 1 2 3 4 Main
Weakness/Remedies
Strength

question 1

1. State the specific use of each of the following hand tools:
1. panel saw;
2. compass saw;
3. bullnose plane;
4. slipstone.
5. Name a safety device used when:

1. turning;
2. ripping on a circular saw;
3. sweeping the workshop;
4. grinding plane cutter.
1. Name the portable power tool used for each of the following operations:
2. drilling;
3. crosscutting;
4. sanding;
5. grooving.

(d)       (i)         List two tools required for setting out a mortise and tenon joint.

(ii)        State the specific use of each of the tools listed in 1(d)(i)

Most candidates were able to:

-           state the safety devices used when carrying out the given operations on machine;
-           list the portable power tools used in the given operations;
-           list the tools required for setting out a mortise and tenon joint;
-           state the specific uses of the tools listed.

However, they were unable to state the specific use of the given hand tools.

The expected response to question 1 is as given below:

(a)       (i)         -           Sawing thin timber across the grain;
-           Ripping tenons
-           Cutting plywood

(ii)        -           Cutting large interior curves
-           Cutting large exterior curves
-           Straight internal cuts where the hand saw cannot be
used.

(iii)       -           Cleaning/level rebates
-           cleaning stopped chamfers.
(iv)       -           Sharpening tools with curve cutting edges.

(c)         (i)         Power drill;
(ii)        Power saw;
(iii)       Portable sanders (orbital, disc, belt, drum).
(iv)       Portable router.

(ii)        Mortise gauge           -           Gauging mortises and tenons
-           Marking two lines parallel to a face or an
edge
-           Gauging pins and sockets.

Metric rule                  -           Measuring distances,

Try Square                 -           Testing the squareness of material

•       Marking lines at right angles to a given            surface.
•       Checking if two edges are square to each       other.

Pencil                          -           Drawing/marking lines on a stock.

Marking knife             -           Marking lines across the grain (where shoulders are to be cut).

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