Timber-based materials - AQA

1

What is chipboard?

2

How does kerfing aid the bending of timber?

3

Why do man-made boards lessen the impact of deforestation?

4

If 1 m of pine was cut to a tolerance of +/- 1 mm, what size range could you expect?

5

Which of these timbers is a softwood?

6

What are the characteristics of ‘green’ timber?

7

Why is beech a popular choice for children's toys?

8

In the context of timber, what is a moulding?

9

What is a prototype?

10

What is a mitre square used for?