KCSE Past Papers Woodwork 2011

KCSE Past Papers Woodwork 2011

4.4.1 Woodwork Paper 1 (444/1)

SECTION A (40 marks)

Answer all the questions in this section

1 (a) List four safety attire required in a workshop.(2 marks)

(b) State four ways in which waste wood can be utilized.(2 marks)

2 State four factors to consider when:

(a) making an order for plywood;(2 marks)

(b) determining the method of conversion of timber.(2 marks)

3 Figure 1 shows a hole drilled in a piece of timber.

Outline the procedure of drilling a hole using an expansive bit. (3 marks)

4 (a) Give two reasons for setting the saw teeth. (2 marks)

(b) Outline the procedure of setting the saw teeth. (2 marks)

5 Figure 2 shows a defective blade of a jack plane.


Outline the procedure of reconditioning the blade. (4 marks)

6 With the aid of sketches, explain how the two types of calipers are used to take measurements. (5 marks)

7 Figure 3 shows a tool used for cutting grooves

(a) Name the tool. (1 mark)

(b) Outline the procedure of cutting a groove using the too]. (2 marks)

8 Outline three faults which may occur when fitting hinges and state one effect of each fault.(6 marks)

9 (a) State one reason for using wood fillers. (1 mark)

(b) State two functions of wood stains. (2 marks)

10 (a) Construct a quadrilateral ABCD of side lengths AB = 50mm, BC = 6Omm,AD = 40mm and angle BAD =l20″ and angle ABC = 90°. (1 mark)

(b) Reduce the quadrilateral in the ratio of 5:7. (2 marks)

(c) Measure the length of side BG in millimeters. (1 mark)

SECTION B (60 marks)

Answer question 11 and any other three questions from this section.

Candidates are advised not to spend more than 25 minutes on question 11.

11 Figure 4 shows an object drawn in isometric projectio

Using the outline given. draw:

(a) the front elevation;

(b) the plan;

(c) one~point perspective view. (15 marks)

12 (a) Give two reasons for providing a groove in a 9mm diameter dowel. (2 marks)

(b) Outline the procedure of making a dowel using a metal plate. (5 marks)

(c) With the aid of a labelled sketch, outline the procedure of planing the end grains of a work niece measuring 75mm wide. (8 marks)

13 (a) Outline the procedure of manufacturing chipboard from raw materials. (6 marks)

(b) With the aid of sketches, describe each of the following timber defects:

(i) cupping;

(ii) twisting;

(iii) diamonding. (9 marks)

14 Figure 5 shows the elevation of a kitchen cabinet door.

a) Prepare a cutting list for the materials required for the construction of the door. (9 marks)

(b) Estimate the cost of the door given the following price list:

Cost per 300mm 75 x 25 = 40/-

150 x 25 = 66/-

Glue 1kg = 300/-

Glass 300 X 300 X 5 = lOO/

Beading 15 X 15 = 10/

Allow 30% for labour and overheads. (6 marks)

15 (a) Outline the procedure of painting a new wood surface. (4 1/2 marks)

(b) Using labelled sketches, show three methods of fixing a table top to a rail.

(10 1/2 marks)

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