Introduction: Storage Solution

This term the year 9 tech classes have been assignment to make a successful storage solution.

Step 1: Step 1: Response to Brief

My first step was to consider a design which responded to and abided by the project brief.

My considerations were:

  • to make a compact and useful storage solution
  • not to use anymore than 1200x90x19mm of Pine timber

My response to the project was to include:

  • a general small belongings space
  • a wrist watch holder
  • sunglasses rack

Step 2: Step 2: Design

My design process was:

  • completing initial sketches by hand of my ideas
  • designing each of the 3 components to scale in a CAD format
  • putting the 3 components together to base my design on

Step 3: Step 3: Measure Up

Step 3 involved measuring the provided timber. This involved:

  • measuring all of the lengths required and marking the timber leaving a space of 5mm for cutting

Step 4: Step 4: Cutting

This step included:

  • the cutting of the timber and measurements
  • using a sharp tennant saw for a perfect edge

Step 5: Step 5: Gluing

Step 5 of this terms project includes gluing the components together.

Step 6: Step 6: Sanding

Step 6 of this project involves sand of the project to give the product a fir flush edge.

Step 7: Step 7: Finishes

Step 7 involves applying finish to your final sanded product. Once done it is advisable that this process is repeated once or twice to give the product a glassy perfect finish.