S1 Course

As an introduction to the department students cover health and safety within the department looking at the equipment and processes used.

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The first project the students design and make is the Tangram. This is a small puzzle with internal 90 degree angles and can be difficult to solve once complete.

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For their second project students look at why designers are influenced by ergonomics before designing and making a spatula.

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Natural resources covering hard wood and softwood are covered in the next project where the student’s produce a small spice rack. The students are introduced to two different types of joints for the assembly of their product.

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Rendering is covered for each project with a final exercise rendering a horse.

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