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Timber Furniture [electronic resource]: The Design Process

Video Education Australasia
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
In this video, Chris Beck, an applied design lecturer at Holmesglen TAFE, explains the basic steps in designing and constructing a piece of wood furniture. First, the design process, from drawings to models, is summarized. Next is a demonstration of joint construction, with an emphasis on the importance of safety guidelines and proper tools. Then, assembly and finishing with varnishes or resins are reviewed, along with the importance of self-, secondary-, and peer-evaluations. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act)
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21 min.
9 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 09, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Design Process
  • From Concept to Model Making (3:59)
  • Construction of the Housing Joint (8:33)
  • Finishing Wood Furniture Project (3:18)
  • Project Evaluation (3:14)
  • Design Process: Conclusion (0:42)
  • Credits: Timber Furniture: The Design Process (0:44)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2009.
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41139 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (21 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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