This course extends fundamental knowledge of introductory woodworking skills introducing a range of methods to produce curved elements that can be accurately duplicated, and looks to the capabilities of the method and material to inform/inspire the design. A range of methods for creating curves from solid sections and from laminating and veneering are surveyed, as well as techniques for joinery in curved work. Students will work both during and outside of class to design and fabricate samples and/or components that are repeatable as multiples by use of moulds, forms, or templates. The course is taught by a combination of readings, lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and supervised practice that exposes students to a combination of technology, theory, history, and design and making processes. Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Show an increased level of skill with use of Furniture materials, equipment and tools relevant to design in this discipline;
- Plan and manage Furniture design projects, independently or collaboratively;
- Exploit the characteristics of materials and processes in an individual way;
- Demonstrate critical awareness of Furniture design issues.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work and visual journal (80%) [LOs 1 - 4]
and Documentation (20%) [LOs 2 - 4]
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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Workload4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3411||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|