Mar 07, 2021
ART 144 - Furniture and Woodworking I
Description: Introduction to furniture design, joinery, machining, hand skills, assembly and finishing techniques. Application of design principles.
- Equipment use and safety
- Furniture and/or woodworking projects
- Two-point perspectives
- Plans, bills-of-materials, figure board feet and plan cutting list
- Characteristics of woods
- Layout and measuring
- Layout and cutting of basic joints, butt, rabbet, dado, miter, biscuit, mortise and tendon, and/or dowel
- Assembly of furniture and woodworking assignments
- Wood carving
- Wood finishes
- Formal elements and principles of design
- Historical and contemporary art examples
- Use tools and equipment safely.
- Document design concepts to be used for furniture or woodworking projects.
- Use two-point perspective to draw furniture or woodworking designs.
- Create drawn plans, write bills-of-materials, calculate board feet and plan cutting list.
- Incorporate the characteristics of woods into assignments' applications.
- Apply layout and measurements on wood.
- Identify, analyze and synthesize design principles.
- Assemble furniture and woodworking assignments.
- Use wood carving techniques for sculpture or apply to furniture.
- Select and apply appropriate wood finish techniques.
- Identify, analyze and utilize the formal elements and principles of design.
- Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts.
- Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art.
- Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.