CPT 150 - Introduction to Cabinetmaking

Course Description

This course introduces basic cabinetmaking skills. Topics covered include material selection, layout, design, proper use and application of hand and power tools, and finishing techniques. Course includes the design and construction of various projects. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Describe cabinet design considerations. Make basic sketches and layouts. Generate a Bill of Material for a project. Identify woods by sight. Discuss applications for woods. List applications for each wood species. Apply veneers. Affix plastic laminates. Select and apply different fasteners. Use hand and power tools safely. Make up various wood joints. Fabricate fixtures. Prepare a project for finishing. Apply finishes to wood.

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2

Course Prerequisites: dept. approval