In Joinery 3 students develop a working knowledge, understanding and skills required in the production of traditional and geometric joinery. Students gain the information and skill to produce joinery for the domestic, commercial and bespoke sector of the Industry, incorporating traditional and geometric design methods and modern techniques of construction.
They develop further the knowledge and skills acquired in the joinery modules of Years 1 and 2 of and expand their skill base to produce joinery of traditional, geometric and modern characteristics from raw material to completed project. They explore further methods of bringing traditional designs up to modern standards and critique the results. Students are introduced to the concepts of double curvature joinery.
The indicative syllabus includes: wreathed strings, swreathed handrails, spiral stairs, retrofitting of windows, doors and frames, double curvature geometry, methods of repair.