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Carving Technology

The Carving Technology Program prepares students to make a living at woodcarving. Students explore use of tools and techniques used in carving wood as it applies to furniture and architectural millwork. Students will begin by gaining skill in simple layouts and learn to sharpen and maintain tools. As student progresses, both low and high relief carving as well as incised lettering will be mastered. Period furniture and architectural carvings are eventually mastered. Students will be qualified carvers in furniture shop or prepared to start own business.

Program Requirements | Units

CFT 100

Fundamentals of Woodworking

4

CFT 108

Business Woodworking

2

CFT 118 or 153

Furniture Design Development or Studio Furniture Design I

2

CFT 149

Hand Tool Joinery

2

CFT 187

Introduction to Carving

2

CFT 188

Intermediate Carving

2

CFT 189

Advanced Carving

2

CFT 195

Finishing Technology/Touch-Up and Repair

2

Electives (Select 4 units)

CFT 142

The Art and Craft of Planemaking

2

CFT 143

Decorative Box Making

2

CFT 170

Workbench Design and Production

2

CFT 105

Machine Woodworking/Furniture

4

CFT 110

Machine Tool Joinery I

4

CFT 111

Machine Tool Joinery II

4

Total units

22.00