Woodwork Paper 3, May/June 2014  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Main
General Comments

question 2

Make the test piece shown on the next page, using the timber which has been planed to the following sizes (all dimensions are in millimetres):

            two pieces     185 x 150 x 20;
            one piece      165 x 150 x 20;
            two pieces     165 x 30 x 20;
            one piece      200 x 20 x 20.


(2)       You may use any of the ordinary hand tools but the use of glue, glass-paper, files, rasps and scrapers are not allowed.


(3)       Any dimensions which are omitted from the drawing are left to your own discretion.

(4)       If you make any mistakes, work as near to the drawing as possible.  Additional materials will not be supplied.


(5)       Print your name and index number clearly on each piece of wood and assemble your work before handing it over to the supervisor.


Candidates were required to make bareface mortise and tenon joint.

Most candidates were able to construct this joints satisfactorily.  However, some did not do the tenons and the mortises well.

Each candidate’s final workpiece was to have two tenons (2 faces and 2 shoulders) and two mortises (4 sides, 4 ends and fitness of joint).

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