Through the design and making of a piece of furniture, students will develop an understanding of furniture types, the design of furniture in architectural space, the qualities of timber as a material, and working practice for manufacture. Students will be guided through the process of production scale models, drawings, quantities, test pieces and the making of a prototype.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion, students should have developed the ability to:
Specify, source and arrange delivery and storage of materials;
Exploit the properties of timber in design;
Prepare, machine and handwork timber and other materials to joinery standards of finish;
Understand and work within industry safety standards.