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Project Grading Rubric

Construction Technology
Ferris Project
Project Name _________________

5 points for each section – ALL evaluated on these issues

____ Safety - PPE


Z-87 every day
Construction Helmet and proper shoes
____Tools Safety
Tools used safely per safety test instruction
Tools put away every day
____ Housekeeping
Area clean and safe for working
Area cleaned spotless and organized each day
____ Project documents completed
__Material list
__Daily labor log – time sheets
__Bid for Project
__Contract
__Scope of Project
Project specific rubric can be found below.
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Project specific rubric Wood Flooring


____ tar paper installed correctly 15# 2” overlap
____ room squared as described in demonstration
____ chalk lines placed
____ first row using long -straight- board on chalk line
____ joints a minimum of 6” (8”) apart for 2 rows
____ Nails driven in through tongue
____ No visuals of nail heads
____ wood ¾ inch away from walls
____ team does “racking” of wood (laying out)
____ team measures and cuts wood correctly (3/4”)
____ joints tight. No gaps.
____ team works to minimize scrape
____ smallest piece of wood used to fill voids.
____ nails spaced every 8” (approximately)
____ nails 2” or more from the edge
____ Nail gun loaded correctly
____ rubber end of hammer for plunger, steel for wood
____ no “dings” left on wood surface caused by hammer
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Project specific rubric Wood Flooring - Stair


____ tar paper installed correctly 15# each tread
____ stair squared with subfloor using screws
____ riser using ½” plywood installed
____ first row using long -straight- board
____ joints a minimum of 6” (8”) apart for 2 rows
____ Nails driven in through tongue with drill
____ No visuals of nail heads
____ wood extends from one wall to the other no gaps
____ team does “racking” of wood (laying out)
____ team measures and cuts wood correctly (3/4”)
____ joints tight. No gaps.
____ team works to minimize scrape
____ smallest piece of wood used to fill voids.
____ nails spaced every 8” (approximately)
____ nails 2” or more from the edge
____ nail set used to set nails
____ first row (back of stair) may ripped on table saw
____ no “dings” left on wood surface caused by hammer
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Project specific rubric Picnic Tables
____ measurements taken from template table and a
print is created. (Will be checking it)
____ lumber is stored straight and flat at all times
____ lumber “graded” for good sides and bad (good
exposed)
____ treated wood exclusively used
____ miter saw blades sharp to reduce frayed cuts
____ wood grains placed as sunrise not sunset so water
does not collect on “cupped” wood.
____ angles created by using “T” bevel
____ correct size wood for top ands and seat
____ all fasteners are zinc treated (galvanized)
____ spacing on table top ¼” smaller than prototype
____ team works to minimize scrape
____ wood cut to exact dimensions
____ fasteners all straight and slightly sink into wood
____ 2 x 4 braces at correct angles and screwed in
____ screws under seat sunk below surface
____ no shards of wood that may create slivers
____ table square
____ all bolts installed in correct location
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Project specific rubric Classroom Tables


____ tables washed and cleaned top and bottom along
with table legs.
____ orbital sander will be used only (wood block)
____ orbital sander with vacuum used-minimize dust
____ sander used correctly. No extra pressure. Not
focused on one area. Square edges.
____ start with 80 grit. Vacuum dust on table after
progress checked by customer
____ after 80, use 100 grit paper. Vacuum dust on table
After progress checked by customer.
____ after 100, use 120 grit paper. Vacuum dust on table
After progress checked by customer.
____ after 120, use 150 grit paper. Vacuum dust on table
After progress checked by customer.
____ after 150, use 180 grit paper. Vacuum dust on table
After progress checked by customer.
____ wood wiped down with tack cloth
____ tongue oil applied with bristle brush.
____ thin coat of polyurethane applied evenly
____ steel wool 000 buff up between coats (tack cloth)
____ three total thin coats applied
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Project specific rubric Maple Tables


____ tables washed and cleaned top and bottom along
with table legs.
____ orbital sander will be used only (wood block)
____ orbital sander with vacuum used-minimize dust
____ sander used correctly. No extra pressure. Not
focused on one area. Square edges.
____ start with 80 grit. Vacuum dust on table after
progress checked by customer
____ after 80, use 100 grit paper. Vacuum dust on table
After progress checked by customer.
____ after 100, use 120 grit paper. Vacuum dust on table
After progress checked by customer.
____ after 120, use 150 grit paper. Vacuum dust on table
After progress checked by customer.
____ after 150, use 180 grit paper. Vacuum dust on table
After progress checked by customer.
____ wood wiped down with tack cloth
____ tongue oil applied with bristle brush.
____ thin coat of polyurethane applied evenly
____ steel wool 000 buff up between coats (tack cloth)
____ three total thin coats applied
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Project specific rubric Concrete Countertop


____ measurements of countertop location recorder and print
created.
____ build casting for concrete using melamine board.
____ build edges and attach using glue
____ build countertop upside down
____ apply paste wax to board
____ silicone applied in the corners
____ concrete mixed sand, concrete polymer color aggregate
____ concrete tools kept wet at all times
____ fiberglass fibers added
____ all air bubbles removed, push cement into corners
____ rigid insulation added
____ 2 days cure
____ forms removed, rigid foam (stay or go)
____ shims to remove melamine
____ sand
____ install in kitchen and secure
____ forms not able to use discard
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Project specific rubric Tiling


____ Materials list and estimate created
____ Apply ½” duraboard (concrete board) to the area to be tiled
____ Screw in the duraboard to the floor using exterior screws
(minimal)
____ Layout decided and laid out on the floor
____ Chalk lines where tile will be placed
____ Lay out tile – without adhesive. Cut where appropriate.
____ Mix thinset with a “paddle” mixer and drill
____ Used proper sized trowel when applying thinset
____ Apply thinset evenly
____ Cuts accurate and clean
____ Excess thinset removed
____ Tools kept clean at all times (water rinse in bucket (NOT sink)
____ Floor tile straight
____ Corners and ends are straight or “clean”
____ Mix grout to a point where the tile is “fluffy”
____ Tile grouted
____ Tile sponged cleaning excess grout off
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Project specific rubric Kitchen cabinets


____ Redraw cabinet spacing exclude oven, dishwasher and ad
cabinets in their place.
____ Install drywall on kitchen walls (no ceiling)
____ Mark on walls where cabinets will be placed
____ Chalk line studs from ceiling to floor
____ Lay out the upper cabinets and install
____ Predrill holes in cabinets
____ 2 ½” deck screws should be used
____ level and plumb cabinets as each installed
____ clamp next cabinets together, screw cabinets
____ 1 ¼” pan head screws must be used
____ Shim on wall, floor and between cabinets when necessary
____ Install lower cabinets
____ level front to back, side to side often
____ Install backsplash after concrete installed
____ Tile backsplash over greenboard
____ Install sink plumbing
____ Install sink
____ Install faucet
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Project specific rubric Bathroom


____ Finalize print with locations of all fixtures (will collect)
____ Mark studs on the floor
____ Install plumbing water lines
____ Install exhaust lines and ventilation
____ Drywall (greenboard) installed
____ Tape and mud drywall
____ Mark stud location with chalk from marks on floor
____ Install bathtub
____ Install sink
____ Install toilet
____ Cement board installed using exterior screws (use few)
____ Thinset mixed and applied to wall
____ Use appropriate notched trowel to apply mud
____ Place tile on the walls
____ Apply grout
____ Wash grout off with sponge
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Project specific rubric Drywall


____ Clear all studs of debris, nails etc.
____ Measure walls and plan placement of drywall
____ Place ceiling drywall first (if we are doing ceilings)
____ Screw in with drywall screws just below surface of drywall
without breaking paper.
____ Install upper sheet of drywall
____ Install drywall next to floor last
____ Apply all screws spacing about 12 inches apart
____ Tape corners and joints with mesh tape
____ Joint compound mixed to “fluffy” level
____ Thin coat of mud over tape
____ Apply thin coat over screw holes
____ Let mud dry overnight
____ Lightly sand all drywall mud
____ Apply second coat of joint compound over all joints and holes
____ Let sit overnight
____ Apply third and final coat of topping compound
____ Sand with fine screen sandpaper
____ Vacuum all drywall dust
____ Change vacuum filter when done
____ Prime walls with drywall primer
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Project specific rubric Barnabo Storage Shed


____ Secure accurate print to guide construction
____ Create accurate material list to complete the project
____ Secure wood and create organized plan to store and access
your wood.
____ Flooring system (shed) built with treated wood/zinc fasteners.
____ Wood connections smooth, nails drive correctly.
____ Boards cut to correct dimensions according to print
____ Walls built at 16” OC
____ Second top plate attaches adjacent walls.
____ Siding attached with screws.
____ Rafters cut correctly (seat cuts) with 12” tails.
____ Roof sheathing (1/2”osb) installed
____ Drip edge, tar paper, shingles installed correctly
____ Trim installed – edges meeting tight
____ Board and baton installed. Tight joints
____ Shed transported and assembled on site.
____ Shed painted to owners specifications.
____ Round vents installed at peak (4).
____ Roof same pitch as bleachers.
____ Drainable base installed and spread.
____ Doors built and installed. Adequate hinges and slide bolts.
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Project specific rubric Restaurant Tables


____ tables washed and cleaned top and bottom along
with table leg.
____ Steel wool the base until all loose material and surface is
brushed.
____ Paint base with gloss enamel paint (spray). Two thin coats.
____ Cut ¾” plywood to specified dimensions.
____ Cut barnwood to proper length. Remember: we only have
so much barn wood to use. Cuts must be correct.
____ Cut and fit 1x trim molding.
____ Trim molding must be stained.
____ Install trim molding using power nailer. Counter sink nails
so nail head is not exposed.
____ In a dust proof area, mix two part epoxy in mixing cup.
____ Pour epoxy on table and allow to saturate wood and voids
In table area.
____ Allow epoxy to level. Move epoxy around project area to
fill voids. Do not over brush.
____ After 24 hours, apply a second coat. Be sure there are no
leaks where epoxy is lost.
____ Remove all drips and imperfections.
____ Mount tabletop to table base.
____ Reuse as much material as possible.
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Project specific Video Library


Videos to assist in materials and process to successfully
completing your project.

Concrete countertop TOH


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TG0F7Qe4MzM

Floor Tiling
https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-tile-floor
Step by step Tile Installation
https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-tile-floor
Bathroom Floor Tiling
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDqjmzx0v1I

Bathtub Tile
https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-set-tile
Shower Enclosure Tiling
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAKfLIN79pY
Drywall
Step by Step
https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-hang-drywall
Shower Enclosure Tiling
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAKfLIN79pY

Restaurant Table 3 part epoxy Mirror Cast


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAcxem55nLc
Wood Flooring Types
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRE5mXpCMFA

Wood Flooring Installation


https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHZL_enUS717US717&ei=k6bDXL_0H47usQX1uZeoCA&q=toh+
wood+flooring+installation&oq=toh+wood+flooring+installation&gs_l=psy-
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wiz.......0i71j33i160.e823nTaawiM#kpvalbx=1

Herringbone
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d264qfWnm8w

Picnic Table
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyB8mFXZdEI

Sanding
https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-choose-and-use-sandpaper
Tung Oil Application
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqKzUGkiue0
Polyurethane and how to finish
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qnjLSdHb4U
Kitchen installation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3koRhM6CKNU

Toilet Install
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wM-6bgV7G5s

Bathtub Install
https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-install-fiberglass-tub-and-surround

Drywall
https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-finish-drywall

https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-mud-and-tape-drywall-corners
Bathroom sink installation
https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-install-new-sink-and-faucet