Hand skills are a vital part of any cabinet maker’s work. This technical masterclass demonstrates the importance of having good hand skills for making furniture. Having this knowledge and these techniques are vital skills to support machining techniques and knowledge.
You will start by learning about the seven steps to developing excellence in your occupation, as well as how the principles of Lean can be employed in the construction sector.
Once you have completed these stages, work through a six-part demonstration. This will help you understand the steps involved in cutting mitred dovetails. The masterclass then guides you to perform the tasks shown in the demonstration and offers a set of downloadable resources to assist you in your practice.
Suitable for Level three (Level six in Scotland) learners, this masterclass takes around two hours to complete. You are required to successfully answer a series of multiple choice questions at the end of your learning before being awarded a downloadable WorldSkills UK certificate
In this technical masterclass, you will learn to:
recognise the importance of hand skills
cut a commonly used joint without the use of machines
understand the importance of small details sometimes overlooked.