Design Supervising of Wooden and Modular Furniture

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Dillip Mohanta

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Course Name: Design Supervising of Wooden and Modular Furniture

 

Course Credits: 0-2-0

 

Course Description

 

Working in wood to create high quality furniture and units, showing skill and an aesthetic understanding of design and finish.

The course covers the manufacture of free-standing and built-in furniture and units, using wood at the sole or main material. It may include the design of furniture, but normally comprises the creation of furniture and units from designs prepared by others.

 

 

Course Objectives

 

  1. To get general knowledge in wood science and engineering.
  2. To train students for multiple skillsets under the domain of woodwork like Solid wood, Assembly, Panels, Modular Furniture Design.
  3. To prepare students to supervise various machining operations in any woodworking industry.

Course Outcomes

 

Students will able

  1. To develop manufacturing logic and knowledge.
  2. To become socially responsible, culturally aware, and ethically better citizens of today and tomorrow.

Course Syllabus

 

Module I: Introduction, Safety, and serviceability, Measurements & Marking 

Introduction to trade: Woodworking, Identification of Timber ( Natural & Synthetic Wood; Boards & Sheets), Wood Characteristics (Structure & Grain Distortion); Safety and serviceability:  The importance of safety, the standard precautions for maintaining personal and tool safety, different PPE equipment’s used in woodworking; Marking Tools: Scriber, try square, marking gauge, punches, etc.; Measuring tools: Foot rule, Steel Tape, fourfold rule, etc.; Cutting Tools: Saws, planes, Chisels, Files, Drills, etc.; Setting, Maintenance & Sharpening of Tools

Practice 1: Safety Rules Every Woodworker Should Know

Practice 2: Woodworking tools and their use

 

Module II: Jigs, Fixtures & Fasteners 

Work holding devices: Carpentry vice, Workbench, C-clamp, Bar clamp, Bench hook, Bench stop, etc.; Location & Clamping: Various Methods with description; Fasteners: Nails and their uses, different types of screws and their uses, Hinges, Nut & Bolt, Natural adhesives, binders and matrices for wood.

Practice 3: Working with Jigs & Fixtures

Practice 4: Strengthening of wood joints and use of Mechanical fasteners

 

Module III: Basic Operations 

Sawing Practice: Use of different types of the saw (Ripping, Crosscutting, etc.); Planning Practice: Use of jack plane, trying plane, smoothing planes, etc.; Others: Chipping, Filling, Drilling, Sanding, Staining & Polishing

Practice 5: Cutting, Dressing, and Finishing of wood

 

Module IV: Advanced Woodworking Machines 

Function, common operations and safety precautions, Care and maintenance of the machines, in brief, like- Panel Saw, Band Saw, Sander, Molder, Mortiser, CNC machine, Bander, Planer, etc.

Practice 6: Maintenance Tips for Woodworking Machines

Practice 7: Processing wood in advanced machine tools

 

Module V: Wood Joints and Structural Assemblies 

Marking and Making- Mortise-tenon Joint (bridle joints, oblique double bareface, double hanched etc.), Dovetail Joints, Broadening joints (Lap Joints, Simple butt, glue butt, doweled rebutted, secret screw butt joint, tongued and grooved, butt feather, tongued and grooved joints etc., Lengthening joints: Simple scarf, beveled scarf, table scarf, sloping scarf with wedged, etc.

Practice 8: Designing & Crafting wooden joints

 

Module VI: Process Planning 

Development & Reading of drawings; Developing manufacturing logic and knowledge, Preparation of Bill of materials simple estimation and costing, preparation of operation chart, process sheet, Time estimation

Practice 9: Planning Process & Techniques

 

Module VII: Product Development 

Practice 10: Marking and making of

  1. Simple furniture like plain notice board, mini stool (straight legged)
  2. Chalk box, Tea tray, or office tray
  3. Book rack, Stool (Standard height, taper legged) Taper frame, plain table
  4. Modern Cabinet
  5. TV Stand & Unit

Session Plan

 

Session 1:  Introduction, Safety, and Serviceability

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeMP90vVGKg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ1DhZ5wCLo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQkUbdE3VS8

 

Session 2: Measurements & Marking 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Gc4VBQ26Yc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDcrs0btn6Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nITWMxBQp1Y

 

Session 3: Jigs, Fixtures

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkkjJiAs7vA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0HLbJ4Eb58

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZipgGC8cTw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-n_qRQlakTw

 

Session 4: Fasteners

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIlZnPQ2Xt4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czBiq7w7ONc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GiYrFyNVUU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvcNG6bQcRE

 

Session 5, 6 & 7: Basic Woodworking

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgKvVts9Sb4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAIj_UOLzvI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ayq8ys3vns

 

Session 8, 9 & 10: Advanced Woodworking Machines 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjmJi6PdTf0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rk-h78dVltc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsxy28oxnzA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AikcaT4orGA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FR04wmpFdjU

 

Session 11: Wood Joints

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERxZtz6WxMg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-f7tTNRH_04

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1A3aiEHIzk&t=337s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snjE9TF24dY

 

Session 12 & 13: Process Planning 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aivLVDH7Kg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSj6nSlGaOk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lzm621Lp1oA

 

Session 14 & 15: Creative Ideas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsO4BaJDtLA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22EQTGOOElg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x41EJqetkTI

Text Books:

1. Garg S. K., "Comprehensive Workshop Technology (Manufacturing Processes)”, Laxmi Publishers.

2. Feirer J.L., “Furniture and Cabinet Making”, Bennett Publishing Company.

 

Reference Books:

1. John K.C., “Mechanical Workshop Practice", PHI Learning.

2. Johnson R., “Great Book of Woodworking Projects”, Fox Chapel Publishing.

Course Outline Prepared by  Prof. D. Mohanta                   

Source of Reference: NSQF, Level 5, Construction -Sector

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