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CFT Degree and Certificate

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Begining in the Fall of 2013 - CFT will fully re-open in a newly remodeled state of the art facility!

Note: Not all classes are offered each semester. The Palomar School Schedule page lists the current semester's classes and when available the Fall 2013 School Schedule.

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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