Furniture makers make individually designed and produced pieces of furniture such as chairs, tables, chests of drawers, office furniture & screens and storage or display cabinets. They may also restore antiques or repair damaged furniture.
This course is for those who are unemployed, wishing to obtain skills to seek employment.
Your course will include
- Prepare drawings from specifications or determine requirements by examining drawings and specifications
- Produce working drawings, jigs, templates or prototypes for production assembly of products using computer technology
- Select and prepare timber and manufactured board
- Mark out, cut and shape pieces using saws, chisels, planes, power tools and woodworking machines
- Select correct adhesives for various applications
- Trim and glue joints and fit parts together to form sections of furniture
- Place sections in clamps, apply pressure and reinforce joints with staples, dowels, screws or nails
- Remove sections from clamps and assemble to form completed articles
- Finish furniture using a range of techniques
- Fit hinges, locks, catches, glass and mirrors, drawers and shelves
- Level 2 City & Guilds in Furniture Making
- 1 day per week, 12 months
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