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UNIVERSITY OF FORESTRY

Faculty of Forest Industry

GP

In the course Structural Elements and Furniture Joints are given the main principles of construction of furniture joints and structural elements and students gain initial experience in creating design documentations needed for furniture manufacturing. Students study the type and parameters of the non-dismountable and dismountable joints of furniture of structural elements and gained experience in their application to the design of particular model of furniture. Main type of door opening systems are studied like hinges, sliding doors, folding doors, lift up doors, flap doors, roller shutters and etc. In the course are discussed the principles to be followed in the design of structural elements, assemblies in furniture construction and panel construction. Construction of drawers and drawer running systems are also part of the study programme.

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