CPT 153 - Advanced Furniture Building

Course Description

This course is designed for students who are ready to progress beyond The Basics of Furniture Building (CPT 151) course. It presents advanced techniques in wood bending using steam, laminate, freeform and coopering. The process of working with wood veneers and veneer inlays will be covered. Various methods in finishing and finishing materials will be emphasized.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Select various types of wood for numerous application procedures
Build, setup and operate a steaming device for bending wood
Construct the appropriate form for bending procedures
Use wood laminates for the purpose of bending
Layout construction for coopering
Apply various techniques for staining and finishing

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

Course Prerequisites: Prereq: CPT 151