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EXAMINATION QUESTION - 5

V. Ryan 2004

 

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The piece of furniture shown below is a typical garden bench. It has been designed to withstand all kinds of weather and is manufactured from a type of wood that resists all weathers.

   

(DISCLAIMER - Ed the Handyman is a cartoon character. He is a fictitious character)

   

1. Name a suitable wood

 
   

2. List two properties / qualities your choice of wood has that it makes it suitable for garden furniture

 
QUALITY 1:
 
QUALITY 2:
 
   
3. The design of the bench has a weakness. Explain the weakness below.
 
 
 
 
   

 

   

4. On the front and side views above, draw an improvement to the bench that will correct the weakness.

   

5. In the space below draw a detail diagram showing a permanent joint for the top rail and a bench support.
In the next space draw a temporary joint that could be used.

 

 
 

DIAGRAM OF TOP RAIL AND BENCH SUPPORT

 
   

PERMANENT JOINT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   

TEMPORARY JOINT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   
 
   

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