In Year 9 Design Wood, students develop a range of both theory and practical skills in the development of a cabinet project. Students follow the design process steps and stages to identify the end-user requirements, design of the product, sizes and specifications, production/ joinery methods and finally evaluation of the product.
- Onguard safety training
- Identification of the need (design brief)
- Design development
- Working drawings
- Production skills
- Journal writing and evaluation
Theory skills include: Onguard Safety Training, writing a design brief, journal writing and evaluation techniques.
Practical Skills include: Marking out (preparation of timber), introduction to and use of a router, basic hand tool skills, domino machining, hinging and a wide range of other woodworking processes.
Possible Assessment Tasks
- Development of a folio (intended design)
- Production Skills
- Evaluation of the finished product
Design, Industrial Design, Building and Construction, Cabinet Making, Furniture Making.