Oxford University Press
CXC Study Guide: Building and Furniture Technology for CSEC®
Colin Fearn, Sandra Berry, George Dujon, Noel Harvey, Richard Samuels, John Satney
Education & Teaching
CXC Study Guide: Building and Furniture Technology for CSEC®
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Written by experienced teachers and experts, Building and Furniture Technology for CSEC takes a skills-led approach. It concentrates on the development of skills, critical thinking and teamwork providing a firm foundation for the SBA, further study and beyond.

Language
English
ISBN
9780198395492
Front Cover
Title Page
Introduction
Contents
1. An introduction to health and safety: working safely
1.1 Substances hazardous to health
1.2 Fire
1.3 Lifting
1.4 Faulty tools and equipment
1.5 Personal protective equipment
2. Health and safety: welfare and emergency procedures
2.1 Welfare
2.2 Emergency procedures
3. The natural and built environment
3.1 The natural environment
3.2 The built environment
3.3 Environmental considerations
3.4 Building in environmentally friendly ways
3.5 Deforestation
4. Building design
4.1 Types of building
5. Building elements: substructure
5.1 Foundations
6. Building elements: superstructure
6.1 Floors
6.2 Walls
6.3 Roofs
7. Building elements: joinery, kitchens and bathrooms
7.1 Doors
7.2 Windows
7.3 Kitchens and bathrooms
8. Building elements: staircases, services and finishings
8.1 Staircases
8.2 Services
8.3 Finishings
9. Preparations for building
9.1 The building team
9.2 Roles in the construction industry
9.3 The building process
10. Site layout
11. Site conditions
11.1 Site clearance
12. Plant
12.1 Trenches
12.2 Waste
12.3 Site hoarding
13. Plans and drawings
13.1 Floor plans
13.2 Orthographic projection
13.3 Basic drawing symbols
14. Pictorial projection
14.1 Sketches
14.2 Title panel
15. Setting out a site
16. Setting out levels
16.1 Foundations
16.2 Boning rods
17. Timber science
17.1 Conversion
18. Properties of timber
19. Timber conversion
19.1 Effect of conversion on movement
19.2 Seasoning
20. Timber: natural defects
20.1 Shakes
20.2 Cup shake
20.3 Knots
20.4 Resin pocket
20.5 Blue stain
20.6 Insect infestation
21. Timber: seasoning defects
22. Solid building materials
22.1 Stone
22.2 Blocks
22.3 Bricks
23. Mortar and concrete
23.1 Mortar
23.2 Concrete
24. Sheet materials
24.1 Wood-based sheet materials
24.2 Gypsum and cement-based boards
24.3 Metal and plastic
25. Storage of materials
25.1 Timber
25.2 Plasterboard
25.3 Bricks and blocks
25.4 Bagged cement and plaster
25.5 Security
26. Principles of drawing
26.1 Scales and dimensions
26.2 Lines used in drawing
26.3 Symbols
27. Drawing equipment
27.1 Pencils
27.2 Rule
27.3 Squares
27.4 Compass
27.5 Other equipment
28. Sketching and pictorial drawings
28.1 Sketching
28.2 Pictorial drawings
29. Brickwork
29.1 Bonds
29.2 Lintels
30. Bricklaying tools
30.1 Trowels
30.2 Hammers
30.3 Bolster and cold chisel
30.5 Other equipment
31. Setting out
31.1 Laying out walls
31.2 Cutting bricks and blocks
31.3 Mixing mortar and concrete by machine
32. Laying bricks and blocks
33. Pointing and rendering
33.1 Pointing
33.2 Rendering
34. Plastering and tiling
34.1 Plastering
34.2 Tiling
35. Concrete: formwork and steel fixing
35.1 Formwork
35.2 Steel fixing
35.3 Pouring and finishing concrete
36. Painting and decorating
36.1 Brushes
36.2 Types of paint
36.3 Surface preparation
36.4 Applying paint to walls
37. Working with wood
37.1 Marking-out tools
37.2 Chisels
37.3 Planes
37.4 Saws
37.5 Striking tools
38. Carpentry power tools
38.1 Drill (pillar and battery)
38.2 Circular saw
38.3 Chop saw
38.4 Planer
38.5 Belt sander
38.6 Orbital sander
38.7 Jigsaw
38.8 Pinner and nail gun
38.9 Router
39. Woodworking machinery
39.1 Fixed circular saw
39.2 Narrow band saw
39.3 Planer
39.4 Morticer
40. Woodworking joints
40.1 Types of joint
40.2 Marking out joinery
40.3 Marking out carpentry
40.4 Assembly
41. Roof construction
41.1 Elements of a roof
41.2 Components of a cut roof
41.3 Rafter cuts
41.4 Trussed rafter roof
41.5 Working at height
42. Doors and windows
42.1 Doors
42.2 Door construction
42.3 Hanging a door
42.4 Windows
42.5 Ironmongery
43. Timber floors
43.1 Types of joist
43.2 Installing floor joists
43.3 Joist coverings
43.4 Specialist wood finishes
44. Staircases
44.1 Components of a staircase
44.2 Setting out a stair
45. Plumbing
45.1 Basic plumbing materials
45.2 Basic plumbing tools
45.3 Plumbing techniques
45.4 Domestic water systems
45.5 Drainage systems
Index
Back Cover
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