Year 10 Manufacturing (Resistant Materials)

Lesson 8 Week 8 (Clock Project)

Programmes of Study Teachers Rational Lesson1 (Situation and Brief) Practical Skills Design Skills Theory and Knowledge
Lesson 2
Orthographic Drawings
Brainstorming, Cognitive Charts
and Attribute Analysis
Lesson 4
Plastics. Properties, Uses and Common Forms.
Hardwoods and Softwoods Properties, Uses and Common Forms
Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals, Properties and Common forms
Drawing Styles and Modelling

Lesson 9
Vacuum forming
Lesson 12

Some of the Marking, Cutting, Measuring and Holding Tools used.

Combination Square

Panel Saw

Centre Punch

Tenon Saw

Try Square



Coping Saw

The tools above are used for either marking out, measuring or cutting materials.
All or some of the tools may be used to make a clock body from a variety of materials. Examine and read about each tool using the links below the images and answer the questions below.

1. Which hand saw should be used to cut up large sheets of manufactured board e.g. Plywood?

2.. Describe how you would correctly mark the centre for a hole on the surface of a sheet of mild steel or acrylic? The hole will be drilled with a pillar drill.

3. Describe how you would cut a circular shape from the centre of a small sheet of acrylic? Give the name of the hand saw used and any machine which may be required.

4. If 10mm mild steel bar was going to be incorporated into the clock body, it would need to be cut. Give the name of the saw which should be used to make the cut?

5. What type of measuring device would you use in order to check that the diameter of the mild steel bar is really 10mm?



Machinest Vice

Woodworkers Vice

The devices above are used for holding a variety of materials.
Examine and read about each device using the links below the images and answer the questions below.

1. Which type of holding device would be suitable to use to hold a sheet of mild steel whilst drilling a hole on the Pillar- Drill.
Give reasons for your choice.

2. Describe why it is not a good idea to place a piece of acrylic in a Machinist's Vice without protection?

3. If it was your intention to cut a shape from a large piece of manufactured board with a Panel Saw, how would you secure the material to the bench?

4. What type of permanent fixing would be suitable to secure a Woodworker's Vice to the bottom of a bench?

Programmes of study

4a To match materials and components with tools, equipment and processes;
4b To use tools and equipment accurately and efficiently to achieve an appropriate fit and finish and reliable functioning in products that match the specification;

7 Products and applications

Pupils should be taught to relate workings and functions of a wide range of products and applications to:
7a The intended purpose of the product;
7b The components available for use in the product;