Welcome to the California Ag Mechanics CDE Site


All materials on this are site are free of charge and cannot be resold.  The materials on this site were developed solely to aid teachers in agricultural mechanics instruction and in training teams for the California CDE event.  Files are in Adobe PDF format unless noted.
Tool and Material ID Updated 1/2014 with new tools, images, and descriptions.
Tool ID Manual (3 MB)  A picture reference of the tools with table of contents and index. Manual is in full color, but may be printed in black & white.
Common Tools
Measuring, Layout, and Surveying
Metal Working
Plumbing Tools And Supplies
Power Mechanics
Rope and Chain
Animated PowerPoint slide shows (1-4 MB). 

Tool List Concise list of tool names.
Flash Card Mobile PDF (5MB) PDF Flashcard (suitable for phones and tablets)
Tool ID Manual Program (53MB) (prototype) Access program and images that can be used to generate custom sets.  Generates reports, PPT, Tests, and Flashcards.  Directions: Unzip the files into a folder and run the Access program.  Use the provided menu to create materials.
Images Only (1.5MB) Pages of pictures organized by tool group.  Suitable for student drill.
Detail Tool List No pictures, just a list of tools with text descriptions.
Slide Shows A web based slide show app.  Useful for drill. .
Electrical Board Changed with the 2019 Code
Information Information about the 2019 electrical board
Sample Lessons Lesson plan with exercises for the 2019 board.

Corrections and recommendations should be sent to: mspiess@csuchico.edu