10 Introduction to Furniture Design and Construction

Course Entry: Satisfactory completion of the Introduction to Design and Technology (Year 8) and Wood Technology (Year 9) courses is recommended.

Introduction to Furniture Design and Construction is for those students who wish to continue in this subject area, as well as those who do not.

The students will be taught a range of skills and processes as well as revising the use of wood and wood-based products, joining systems and construction techniques learnt in previous courses.

The focus in this course is on the creative design and making of a small table. The students will use the Design Cycle to develop a range of ideas, make a prototype and evaluate their product and performance.

Course Costs: The students pay for the materials used in the construction of their major project. They must present a signed Commitment to Pay form before beginning the making process. Full payment must be made two weeks after presenting the form.