05 July 2016

Woodworking

Introduction to Woodworking & Cabinetmaking 
Course begins with a six-week orientation focusing on wood types and uses, wood joinery, cabinetry design, and proper, safe use of tools and equipment. For the remaining classes, students have full use of modern woodworking equipment, tools, and shop to construct individual furnishings. Student supplies lumber and materials for personal projects. Some storage is available. Course is taught in the Wood Shop.


Advanced Woodworking and Cabinetmaking 
Prerequisite: Prior participation in Introduction to Woodworking and Cabinetmaking (TI-302) is mandatory. This course allows students continued use of the fully equipped shop to construct items of personal interest and improve their woodworking skills. Emphasis is on advanced techniques such as veneering, millwork, lathe turning, and joinery. Student supplies lumber and materials for personal projects. Some storage is available. Taught in Wood Shop.

Furniture Repair and Refinishing 
Hands-on course. Each student works on one or more projects of their own choosing. Learn to recognize different qualities of Handson course. Each student works on one or more projects of their own choosing. Learn to recognize different qualities of furniture. For each project, learn how to identify what needs to be done, create a plan, select the right materials, and then, working together, either restore, conserve, or refinish the piece. Course includes basic furniture repairs, fixing damaged finish, coloring for authenticity, and reapplying finish. Bring one or more projects to the first class! Students will work on multiple projects. As materials vary for each project, instructor will provide supply lists at the first class. Course taught in the Wood Shop

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