Projects 1


Projects 1 will be used among other modules to introduce students to each of the streams available in later years of study. This module integrates the core areas of design, making and digital manufacture in the context of furniture related products. Learners are taught from first principles and establish a level of accuracy and proficiency required for the production of creative and high quality pieces. The module will be process led in order to help learners build competence in their use of the design process and the application of both traditional and modern furniture making techniques.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Recognise through questioning and lecturer demonstrations a defined level of work quality and aspire to achieve this.

  2. Competently produce high quality components and finished pieces of furniture through the organisation and use of essential hand skills, power tools and basic traditional and digital machining techniques.

  3. Demonstrate an ability to analyse design briefs and develop creative solutions to the problems posed

  4. Prepare the organisation, planning and production of furniture components.

  5. Apply different wood finishes to a required level of work quality

  6. Value the importance of appropriate furniture design and making techniques

  7. Apply technology theory to furniture making practice and project work.

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