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Alubind is an exciting Year 8 project which develops creativity, metalworking skills, and an understanding of 'Informalism' as a design philosophy. This project has a very high completion rate and students are delighted to take home and continue to use the final product. No prior metalworking knowledge is required, but by the end of the project students will have developed valuable skills and an appreciation of how the study of as design style help them develop design ideas.

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Our aim is to support teachers with all the resources needed to successfully run this unit of work in their classrooms. We provide all the materials and the less common equipment as well as classroom video, teaching notes and student sheets. 


Materials and Equipment

  • Drilling machines
  • Work benches
  • Work vices
  • Pop rivet guns
  • Hammers
  • Clamps
  • Centre punches 
  • Abrasive papers
  • Wire brush drill attachment (optional)
  • Metal polishes
  • De-burring tool (optional)
  • Sheet metal folder (optional)
  • Aluminium front piece
  • Aluminium back piece
  • d-clips
  • piano hinge
  • pop rivets - small head
  • pop rivets - large head
  • A5 paper

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