CFT 151/152 – Veneering Technology I/II
Veneering Technology I – Introduction to the use of veneers in furniture making. Topics include: understanding veneer as a material, cutting and seaming veneer, pressing veneer using traditional and modern methods, creating sunbursts and other multi-piece patches, using and maintaining various cutting tools and sawing your own veneer.
Veneering Technology II – Study and practice of advanced veneering techniques which includes working with radius shapes, hand and machine marquetry techniques, hammer veneering, and installation of bandings and stringings. Students will demonstrate their abilities in the construction of a small piece of furniture.