Pages from my notebook

Step 1 – Older methods of construction

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Modern Methods of Construction

Knock down fittings

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Technical Facts

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Trade names and contact details are no longer applicable on these pages.

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Assembly

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Find out what exactly a piano hinge is!

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Dimensions – without this you can’t design! Copy and memorise this!

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This is a trade secret – make sure you copy this! No one but people of good standing know this door formula!

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Planning & Design

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Accessories

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Finishing

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Wood finished kitchen

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Elements to consider in the design process for a functional kitchen

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From here on you could design one of every layout type mentioned to familiarise yourself with how its done.

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Costing

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Remember that overheads have not been accounted for in this costing! Improvise according to management here!

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That’s it folks! I hope you enjoyed this course as much as I did sharing my experience of kitchen designing with you. I loved the experience of working a furniture factory and I hope you do too. After this you will want to do a course in CAD if you’re serious about working in this field if you haven’t already done so.

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By the way remember that for every tree we chop down to make furniture, two more must be planted. There are materials on the market today such as bamboo and hemp which make a lot more sense when it comes to the environment. Untill next time -Stay wise and strong!