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  1. Woods Edexcel Product Design: Graphics

  2. Woods • Hardwoods: • Jelutong • Balsa • Softwood • Pine • Aesthetic • Functional & mechanical properties • Advantages • Disadvantages • For the creation of models and prototypes

  3. Jelutong • Colour: initially almost white, darkening to a yellowish brown color with age. • Low density • Very easy to work with both hand and machine tools • Known for uniformity, softness, and stability • From South East Asia • Close grain

  4. Balsa • Very light & soft • Fast growing • Large • From Brazil and North Mexico • Excellent strength to weight ratio • Open grain

  5. Pine • There are about 115 species of pine • Pines are native to most of the Northern Hemisphere • Fast growing • Can be knotty

  6. Which wood is best for…. • Boats • Furniture • Model airplanes • Pattern making • Table tennis bats • Carving • Door frames • Photo frames • Small or intricate models

  7. Which wood is best for…. • Boats - balsa • Furniture - pine • Model airplanes - balsa • Pattern making – jelutong (balsa can be used) • Table tennis bats - balsa • Carving – jelutong (balsa can be used) • Door frames - pine • Photo frames – balsa or pine • Small or intricate models - jelutong

  8. Task • Log onto the computers • Create a table: For aesthetics get an image of the wood and write a brief descrition. For properties add things like lightweight or close grained etc Then put some advantages and disadvantages for each Print off