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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.

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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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$46.00 a unit

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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Woodworking Skills 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

The finest furniture in the world is hand made. Skilled craftsman are rare and valuable. There is always a market for quality. This program will prepare students to make a living at woodworking with an emphasis on hand skills, traditional methods and European craftsmanship.

Program Requirements | Units

CFT 100

Fundamentals of Woodworking

4

CFT 108

Business Woodworking

2

CFT 118

Furniture Design Development

2

 

or

 

 

CFT 153

Studio Furniture Design I

2

CFT 149

Hand Joinery I

2

CFT 151

Veneering Technology I

2

CFT 176

The Lathe - An Introduction to Woodturning

2

CFT 180

Wood Bending and Lamination/Wood Technology

2

CFT 187

Introduction to Carving

2

CFT 195

Finishing Technology/Touch-Up and Repair

2

 

Electives (Select 2 units)

CFT 142

The Art and Craft of Planemaking

2

CFT 143

Decorative Box Making

2

CFT 144

Production Furniture Making (Toys)

1

CFT 145

Advanced Manufacturing Production Techniques

1

CFT 155

Classic American Chair Designs

2

CFT 156

Advanced Classic American Chair Designs

2

CFT 173

Bamboo Fly Rod Building

2

CFT 175

Jigs/Fixtures and Routers

2

CFT 182

Timber Framing Technology

3

 

 

Total units

22.00

 

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