CPD: Woodworking Fundamentals | 5.5 HOURS
Continuing Professional Development for Architects
JamFactory Furniture Studio
5 FORMAL CPD POINTS
Enhance your understanding of woodworking design and production processes, with a focus on the unique characteristics of timber as a material and how this affects its use in furniture, industrial and interior design in this hands-on professional development program.
Led by JamFactory's Head of Furniture Studio Andrew Carvolth, the session will begin with a tour of the furniture studio, which provides facilities for production and commissions as well as JamFactory's associate program for creative practitioners, and public short course program.
Participants will receive an introduction to the properties of wood as a material, the use and application of different types of timber, common construction and production tools and techniques, and other considerations such as:
- natural characteristics of timber and terminology
- commonly-used machinery and hand tools
- production techniques and processes such as the use of woodworking jigs
- how to identify and work with wood grain and density
- different shaping, carving, gluing, joinery and finishing techniques
- sustainable materials and practices
This professional development program will comprise a tour, informal information session, discussion, hands-on demonstrations and practical application of knowledge through a small skills-based project.
Students will complete the session with their own hand-made project in timber and a certificate of completion for the accrual of 5 formal CPD points. This session is designed for architects seeking Continuing Professional Development; no prior experience in woodworking required.
Location: JamFactory Furniture Studio - Level 1, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
Suitable for participants aged 18+
Duration: 5.5 hours (with half hour break)
CPD Category: Formal
SA CPD Core Area: Design
NSCA Mapping: PC39
Date: Friday 22nd March 2024
Tutor: Andrew Carvolth
Coffee, tea and kitchen facilities (fridge, microwave, kettle) will be available throughout this session which also includes a half-hour afternoon tea break; you may wish to bring some food or snacks with you.
General information on our short course requirements, facilities and refund policy can be found here