controlled assessment task (Materials (wood (softwood soft dentable good…
controlled assessment task
cheap lotsof colours translucent opaque ect needs no finish can be polished use wet and dry to get smooth edges
different types can be hard soft some rust
softwood soft dentable good grain lots of knots cheap
plywood strong rough edges layers on the side needs paint or veneer has grain an get different top veneers birch cheap
mdf cant get wet needs paint no grain cheap carcinogenic dust
hardwood- solid/dense expensive good grain few knots
safety of the product
safety of the manufacturing
airborne dust can be breathed in
fumes from glue and finishes
machinery:pillar drills, belt sander, saws (hacksaw, coping tenon) band saw, screw drivers, mallets, hand drills.
Tools and Equipment
belt sander- shaping / removing large amounts of material- interchangeable grit belts.
3D printer- long time. only in plastic rough surface
pillar drill- any angle(mainly vertical) drill holes
Band saw- rough cuts, re- sawing basic shaping
laser cutter- thin wood/ acrylic
scroll saw - blade can be put into holes to cut out gaps inner shapes more accurate cuts
coping saw- cutting corners, blade can be removed and put into gaps can cut wood / acrylic
tenon saw- cutting straight lines only cut wood
junior hacksaw- cutting mainly straight lines can cut metal and acrylic
files- different roughness for removal different sizes - mainly for shaping leaves sanding ready
sand paper/glass paper/wet and dry- lots of grits for shaping to final finishing. different types for different materials
set square- 90 degree angles and straight liners
it must store the chosen item safely and display it.
make sure the right finish is used
wood- tung oil, varnish, poly..., lacquer, veneer, stains
metal- anti rust.
What bauhaus style should be used?
use the right size screws and wall plugs to the type of wall e.g. dry wall concrete studs
stable base rubber feet dont damage/leave marks on the floor
what will the customer specifications be
where will it go
what will it be made out of
what tool will be used
cost of materials
what is the cost of the materials e.g. wood will cost more than acrylic. this has to factor into the budget that i have been given by the client.
what kinds of tools will be used -depends on what the client wants
will the client specify hand tools only
will the client specify a mix of hand tools and power tools
will the client specify just power tools