Wood Production Technology is a one-semester course designed to orient students to develop an appreciation for the technologies involved in many aspects of production. A better understanding of the problem-solving, decision-making, and technical expertise involved in production to help the student become technologically literate will be stressed. It involves the research and development, production planning and tooling, quality control, management, manufacturing, and marketing components of industries which provides goods and services for people. Students will construct a custom project. As a team, the students will also organize a company. The company will design and mass-produce a product. The will elect officers, keep records of all work, and set up assembly lines. A materials fee will be assessed to each student.