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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.

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MARCH 12 – The intersession and summer schedule will be available online at www.palomar.edu
APRIL 18 – SHOP TOUR
APRIL 27 – Registration begins for the Intersession and the Summer session
MAY 19 – Intersession Begins
JUNE 15 – Summer session Begins

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SHOP TOUR REMINDER
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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Guitar Making Technology

Certificate of Achievement /A.S. Degree
(for A.S. Degree must also complete Gen. Ed. requirements

A certificate is awarded upon completion of the "core" classes which are specific woodworking and related classes. An Associate of Arts (AS) degree program includes the "core" classes plus a complete curriculum of general education liberal arts. A student receiving an A.S. degree would graduate with a major in one of the three CFT areas. Additional information regarding the degree requirement is located on the Palomar College website.

Last Updated: Fall 2013
Discipline: Cabinet and Furniture Technology (CFT)

Guitar Making Technology will prepare students to make a living or begin a career as a maker of guitars or as a guitar repair technician. Students will begin by gaining competency in basic woodworking processes including hand tool and power machine usage, finishing, and safety. During the course work students will construct four instruments including a ukulele, an electric guitar, a steel string guitar and an arch top guitar. Business building is thoroughly covered. This is a demanding and highly technical program. Students are expected to be dedicated determined and committed.

Program Requirements | Units

CFT 100

Fundamentals of Woodworking

4

CFT 108

Business Woodworking

2

CFT 132

Ukulele Making/Introduction to Stringed Instruments

4

CFT 133

Guitar Set-Up and Repair

2

CFT 134

Electric Guitar Construction/Solid Body

2

CFT 135

Acoustic Guitar Making I

4

CFT 136

Acoustic Guitar Making II

4

CFT 137

Arch Top Guitar Construction I

4

CFT 138

Arch Top Guitar Construction II

4

CFT 149

Hand Joinery I

2

CFT 195

Finishing Technology/Touch-Up and Repair

2

 

Total units

34

 

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