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Could You Pass A 1953 Woodshop Class?

Back in 1953, wood shop was seen as a valuable class that could teach a seriously awesome skill. Though there isn't as much focus on wood shop today, but the skills learned are just as important. Can you pass a 1953 wood shop class? Hit start to begin!
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For safety, what item was required to be in class?
A saw
Gloves
Hearing protection

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After applying a finish to wood, what should you do?
Wait 24 hours before applying another coat.
Allow air around areas where finish is applied.
Leave work undisturbed at one temperature.
All of the above

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What can you you use to hold wood together while working on it?
Clamps
Hot glue gun
Rubber bands

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Why is a 2' x 4' actually smaller than the stated size?
It's false advertising.
Wood shrinks when losing moisture.
The store wants to test your math skills.

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True or false: All wood comes from trees.
True
False

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What is the definition of a hardwood?
Any wood too hard to scratch with a fingernail.
Any wood used in construction.
Any wood that comes from a broad leaved tree.

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What is a "fence" in wood cutting?
A type of pliers.
A straight piece of wood used to guide the circular saw.
A tool used to attach pieces of wood together.

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Which of the following is a softwood?
Yew
Apple
Walnut

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Should you always make cuts directly on top of your marked line?
Yes, always.
No, on the right side only.
No, but choose which side you want to cut.

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If you wanted to cut a complicated design from a small piece of thin plywood, what tool would be best suited?
Scroll saw
Circular saw
Jig saw

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What does the PVA in PVA glue stand for?
Polyvinyl acetate
Pliable very adhesive
Pinch very accurately

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What tool would you use to add a nicely-finished edge to a piece?
Rasp
Band saw
Router

C+, Wood Shop Waning

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Back in 1953, wood shop was an important class meant to teach a valuable skill! Most boys knew what it took to make the grade back in the day, but in modern times, this skill has fallen by the wayside. Though you know a bit about wood shop, passing this 1953 quiz wasn't in the cards!

B+, Wood Shop Pass

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Back in 1953, wood shop was meant to teach a valuable skill that would last a life time. From wood types to proper precautions, every kid knew a little bit about working with wood. Luckily, you've held onto this skill set and passed this old school quiz with ease. You're proof that even modern marvels can truly understand an older way of doing things.

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Not only did you pass this 1953 wood shop test with ease, but you proved that this skill set is just as viable today as it was back in the day! From the right saw from the job to the proper wood for a given project, you know as much about woodworking as one can. In fact, we think you could teach an entire class!
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1
For safety, what item was required to be in class?
A saw
Gloves
Hearing protection
2
After applying a finish to wood, what should you do?
Wait 24 hours before applying another coat.
Allow air around areas where finish is applied.
Leave work undisturbed at one temperature.
All of the above
3
What can you you use to hold wood together while working on it?
Clamps
Hot glue gun
Rubber bands
4
Why is a 2' x 4' actually smaller than the stated size?
It's false advertising.
Wood shrinks when losing moisture.
The store wants to test your math skills.
5
True or false: All wood comes from trees.
True
False
6
What is the definition of a hardwood?
Any wood too hard to scratch with a fingernail.
Any wood used in construction.
Any wood that comes from a broad leaved tree.
7
What is a "fence" in wood cutting?
A type of pliers.
A straight piece of wood used to guide the circular saw.
A tool used to attach pieces of wood together.
8
Which of the following is a softwood?
Yew
Apple
Walnut
9
Should you always make cuts directly on top of your marked line?
Yes, always.
No, on the right side only.
No, but choose which side you want to cut.
10
If you wanted to cut a complicated design from a small piece of thin plywood, what tool would be best suited?
Scroll saw
Circular saw
Jig saw
11
What does the PVA in PVA glue stand for?
Polyvinyl acetate
Pliable very adhesive
Pinch very accurately
12
What tool would you use to add a nicely-finished edge to a piece?
Rasp
Band saw
Router

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