CABW 295 Distressed Furniture*

Distressed Furniture construction is designed to instruct students in the new art of replication of distressed or old furniture building. The idea is to instruct the student from the machining, distressing, assembly of, to complete finish of several pieces in various styles of furniture from that period. The course will start with how to design an antique period piece from the 15th to the 18th century styles of furniture. The students wll be taught joinery techniques of the period for each piece, this may be different. They will be shown how to sharpen their hand tools such as spoke shaves, chisels, etc. They will be taught how to distress with the use of different paint and stain techniques to achieve the worn look, as well as different lacquers, putty etc. Carving techniques in relief as well as applicate will be shown and demonstrated in its use in the pieces as well as moldings. Prerequisites: CABW 100, CABW 100B, CABW 141, and CABW 143

Credits

3

CABW 295Distressed Furniture*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Cabinetmaking

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

General Education Competency

[GE Core type]

Credit Hours Narrative

3

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

23

Semester Contact Hours Lab

90

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Distressed Furniture construction is designed to instruct students in the new art of replication of distressed or old furniture building. The idea is to instruct the student from the machining, distressing, assembly of, to complete finish of several pieces in various styles of furniture from that period. The course will start with how to design an antique period piece from the 15th to the 18th century styles of furniture. The students wll be taught joinery techniques of the period for each piece, this may be different. They will be shown how to sharpen their hand tools such as spoke shaves, chisels, etc. They will be taught how to distress with the use of different paint and stain techniques to achieve the worn look, as well as different lacquers, putty etc. Carving techniques in relief as well as applicate will be shown and demonstrated in its use in the pieces as well as moldings. Prerequisites: CABW 100, CABW 100B, CABW 141, and CABW 143

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Have all Students become more skilled in the woodworking profession. Completion of designs, drawings, worksheets, and projects assigned to them. Have every student gain more self-awareness of their skills and how they can manage their time on projects. To become more qualified in this trade by practicing their skills they have come to know, towards a direction of mastery. Learn Teamwork on group projects to learn to depend on one another for completion of work.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Introduction to the design of 15th-18th century distressed furniture building. The class will teach how to design, distress, assembly, and finish 5-7 projects.

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Mandatory Assignments Lecture on Styles and Designs of Furniture from the 15th to 18th century. Lecture on Design of reproduction of antique furniture. Handouts (on project #1 Project) 5 sheets Demonstration and practice cut lists. Make cut list of your #1 project Practice glue-ups Practice Spoke shave board Machine out parts for #1 project. Chapter 49 in Modern cabinetmaking text Demonstrations on Sharpening Spoke shaving Distressing Assembly of # 1 project Sanding techniques of distressing. Project # 2 (same as project #1) Add demonstration of carving layout and practice pieces Handouts on carving techniques. How to make some basic moldings How to flute a board Project # 3 (same as above) Demonstrations on finishes Demonstrations of Gesso Demonstrations of Lacquering Mid-term Final Tour some specialty furniture shops Handout for Research of Design project Discussion of Individual Projects Visit from a professional carver, or furniture maker. Carver

Required Exams

Online Evaluation

Required Text

Handouts. Modern Cabinetmaking, by William Umstattd Modern Cabinetmaking workbook by William Umstattd Furniture book chapters and blueprints given by instructor in Handouts Research from the library or personal books of woodworking.

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Mandatory Assignments Lecture on Styles and Designs of Furniture from the 15th to 18th century. Lecture on Design of reproduction of antique furniture. Handouts (on project #1 Project) 5 sheets Demonstration and practice cut lists. Make cut list of your #1 project Practice glue-ups Practice Spoke shave board Machine out parts for #1 project. Chapter 49 in Modern cabinetmaking text Demonstrations on Sharpening Spoke shaving Distressing Assembly of # 1 project Sanding techniques of distressing. Project # 2 (same as project #1) Add demonstration of carving layout and practice pieces Handouts on carving techniques. How to make some basic moldings How to flute a board Project # 3 (same as above) Demonstrations on finishes Demonstrations of Gesso Demonstrations of Lacquering Mid-term Final Tour some specialty furniture shops Handout for Research of Design project Discussion of Individual Projects Visit from a professional carver, or furniture maker. Carver Online Evaluation