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Project Storage Box


1 BBL Tasks


1. Draw It

  • Using a pencil and paper, design your box in 3D. This will develop your drawing skills.

2. Explain It

  • Your box project is glued together using PVA (polyvinyl acetate) glue.
  • There are other glues/adhesives that could be used to join your product together.
  • Research 2 different glues/adhesives that could be used instead of PVA glue.
  • Write up a short paragraph explaining how the glues/adhesives are used as well as how they work and include pictures.

3. Find It

  • The box project is made from MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard).
  • This is a easy to use material made from wood fibres.
  • There are many other materials that could be used to make the project.
  • Do some research on three different type of materials that could be used (e.g. metals, plastics etc.) to make your box.
  • Write down three advantages and three disadvantages of using these materials.
  • Include pictures of the material.