2 class periods of 60 minutes each
The student will how to safely use the tools,lay out and build a decorative metal project. They will also learn about careers relating to skills and tools in this area.
1. 1 - 3/8” X 1/16” X 18” metal strip (flat iron)
2. 1 – prestamped W3 candleholder
3. 1 – prestamped T3 candle tray
4. 1 - set 1/8” or 5/40 X 1/2” nut and bolt
5. 1 - 1/8” X 3/8” soft rivet
1. 1 - MK2 Combination Punch/Shear Tool
2. 1 - MK2 /2 Scroll Former
3. 1 – File
4. 1 – Anvil
5. 1 - Ball Pean Hammer
6. 1 - 1/8” nut driver
7. #2 slotted screwdriver
Wrought Iron Handicrafts
1620 38th Street N.W.
Rochester, Minnesota, 559001
Phone: 800 - 456-7738
FAX: 507 - 289-0836
1- The student will create a small candle holder, utilizing some of the same tools, materials, and skills used by professional ironworkers.
2- The student will list the careers and leisure activities that use these tools and materials.
1- The student will read the instruction manual and take a pretest concerning safety, career information, and project procedures.
2- The student will build a small candleholder using the procedures listed in the instruction manual and the appropriate tools:
1- Cut flat iron strips with a shear
2- Use a punch to make holes in flat iron strips
3- Use a scroll former to shape the flat iron strips
4- Use an anvil and a ball pean hammer to attach two pieces of iron strips with a soft rivet.
5- Use a screwdriver and a nut driver to assemble the finished parts with a bolt and a hex nut.
1- Discuss with the students careers or professions that use the skills, tools, and procedures used to make the small candleholder.
2- Have students list items utilizing ornamental metal parts that can be purchased for household use.
3. Have studentslist leisure time activities that use tools and skills demonstrated in this unit.