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Focus on Timber Based Materials

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An in-depth examination of Design and Technology Timber Based Materials and the associated tools, machinery, processes and finishes.

This comprehensive study covers both in-school workshop situations and those found in commercial industry.

This title was produced in association with Mr Paul Woodward.

This online title is part of the Focus Design Technology online resource pack.

Focus DT Resource Pack: 1 year site licence: £99.95
Focus DT Resource Pack: 2 year site licence: £169.95
Timber Based Materials: Selection of Materials or Components timber based materials - functionality
  • Functionality
  • Aesthetics
  • Availability
  • Cost
  • Social Factors
  • Cultural and Ethical Factors
Timber Based Materials: Forces and Stresses timber based materials - reinforcement
  • Compression
  • Tension
  • Shear
  • Torsion
  • Bending
  • Forces Acting on a Hammock
  • Reinforcement and Strengthening
Timber Based Materials: Ecological and Social Footprint timber based materials - repurposing
  • Deforestation and Replantation
  • Sustainable Design
  • The Six Rs of Sustainability
  • Repurposing and Upcycling
Timber Based Materials: Sources and Origins timber based materials - sources-and-origins
  • Sources of Timber
  • Distribution of Forests
Timber Based Materials: Using and Working With Materials timber based materials - hand tools
  • The Structure of Wood
  • Timber Conversion
  • Timber Seasoning
  • Timber Treatments
  • Hardwoods
  • Softwoods
  • Manufactured Boards
  • Hand Tools
  • Machine Tools
Timber Based Materials: Stock Forms, Types and Sizes timber based materials - standard components
  • Stock Sizes
  • Manufactured Boards
  • Dowels and Mouldings
  • Standard Components
Timber Based Materials: Scales of Production timber based materials - scale of production
  • One-Off Production
  • Batch Production
  • Mass Production
  • Continuous Production
Timber: Specialist Techniques and Processes timber based materials - addition processes
  • Wasting Processes
  • Deforming Processes
  • Reforming Processes
  • Addition Processes
  • Working to a Tolerance
  • Commercial Processes
  • Quality Management
Timber Based Materials: Surface Treatments and Finishes timber based materials - surface treatments and finishes
  • Why Finish Woods?
  • Surface Preparation
  • Dyes and Stains
  • Oils and Paints
  • Shellac / French Polishing
  • Tanalising
  • Varnish and Lacquer
  • Wax
  • Veneer
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