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San Diego County Fair
June 5 to July 5, 2015 -
See our student work displayed

Pdf files you can download along with CFT Degree and Certificate classes by semester

Summer 2015 CFT flyer

New Summer Classes


NEW Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Note: Not all classes are offered each semester. The Palomar School Schedule lists the current semester's classes and when available in the Spring 2015 School Schedule.

News Announcements


MARCH 12 – The intersession and summer schedule will be available online at www.palomar.edu
APRIL 27 – Registration begins for the Intersession and the Summer session
MAY 19 – Intersession Begins
JUNE 15 – Summer session Begins

Palomar Tuition fees are
$46.00 a unit

The Cabinet and Furniture Technology Department of Palomar College is having a SHOP TOUR for SDFWA members in April.  It will begin at 9:00 AM on Saturday April 18, 2015.  Come and see our wonderful new facility. We are located in the “T” building of the Palomar College San Marcos Campus.   www.palomar.edu/maps/

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Class List

Note: Not all classes are offered each semester.
The Schedule page lists the current semester's classes.

click links to see pictures of past projects, check back more pictures to come.

CFT 100 Fundamentals of Woodworking
CFT 105 Machine Woodworking / Furniture
CFT 108 Business Woodworking
CFT 110/111 Machine Tool Joinery I & II
CFT 118 Furniture Design Development
CFT 120 Advanced Furniture Lab
CFT 122 Cabinetmaking Construction Lab
CFT 124 Chair & Table Construction Lab
CFT 128 Stringed Instrument Lab
CFT 130 Stringed Instrument Making
CFT 131 Stringed Instrument II
CFT 132 Ukulele Making/Introduction to Stringed Instruments
CFT 133 Guitar Set-Up And Repair
CFT 134 Electric Guitar Construction/Solid Body
CFT 135 Acoustic Guitar Making I
CFT 136 Acoustic Guitar Making II
CFT 137 Arch Top Guitar Construction
CFT 138 Arch Top Guitar Construction
CFT 141 Making Woodworking Tools
CFT 142 The Art & Craft of Planemaking
CFT 143 Decorative Box Making
CFT 144 Production Furniture Making - Toys
CFT 145 Advanced Manufacturing Production
CFT 149/150 Hand Joinery I & II
CFT 151/152 Veneering Technology I & II
CFT 153 Studio Furniture Design I
CFT 154 Studio Furniture Design II
CFT 155
CFT 156
Classic American Chair Designs
Advanced Classic American Chair Designs
CFT 157
CFT 158
Chair and Seating / Prototype Construction
Chair and Seating / Production Manufacturing
CFT 161
CFT 162
Table / Prototype Construction
Table / Production Manufacturing
CFT 163 Plastic Laminate Fabrication
CFT 165
CFT 166
CFT 167
Cabinetmaking / Face Frame Construction
Cabinetmaking / Production & Manufacturing
Cabinetmaking / 32mm European Construction
CFT 168 Cabinetmaking / Architectural
CFT 169 Cabinetmaking / Computer Cabinet
CFT 170 Workbench Design & Production work bench projects
CFT 171 Furniture For The Wood Shop
CFT 172 Turbocad/Cabinets/Furniture
CFT 173 Bamboo Fly Rod Building
CFT 175 Jigs and Fixtures - Detailed notes about the project together with photos can be viewed on a 17-page PDF document (371KB).
CFT 176 Introduction ot the Lathe - Woodturning
CFT 177 Lathe II - Intermediate Turning
CFT 178 Lathe III - Advanced Turning
CFT 180 Wood Bending and Lamination
CFT 182 Timber Framing Technology
CFT 185 Machine Tool Set-
CFT 186 Machine Tool / Production Carvng
CFT 187
CFT 188
CFT 189
Introduction to Carving
Intermediate Carving
Advanced Carving
CFT 190 Specialty/Manufactured
CFT 195 Finishing Technology / Touch-up Repair
CFT 198 Advanced Finishing & Touch-up Repair