This program has been designed to provide students with a broad base of knowledge and practical skills required to perform a wide range of tasks in furniture making, including interpretation of specifications, and drawings, use of specialized machines and hand techniques. We will also will prepare students to work as a furniture finishers which complements and provides the final ‘wow, factor to a finished item of furniture.

  • Wood working techniques

  • Wood processing machines

  • Design processes

  • Production & use of setting out rods

  • Vertical & horizontal views & sections

  • Joints: e.g. housing, through/corner halving, tee halving, through/corner bridle, through/haunched mortice and tenon, dovetail

  • Carpentry task: hanging doors fixing, ironmongery, fixing moulding

  • Finishing Techniques