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AS2 / A2 LEVEL QUESTIONS - 1
CONTEMPORARY WOOD/METAL CHAIR
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2a. Name the material used to manufacture each chair.
LAMINATED CONSTRUCTION VENEERS - BEECH
2b. Why is it a suitable material?
Laminated wood is suitable because it can be formed
into relatively complex shapes and forms. Complex shapes can even be
achieved with one piece of laminated material. The natural wood gives the
ideal finish to furniture such as chairs.
|2c. How has each chair been manufactured?|
|Thin construction veneers are used manufacture the seat. They can be steam treated first to make them more flexible or formed cold. A former is required and construction veneers are clamped in position|
The steel is folded using a pipe bender. A spring is
first place inside the tube to prevent it deforming.
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