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Lathe Turning Technology

The Lathe Turning Technology Program prepares students to make a living as a wood turner. All aspects of turning will be explored such as making tools and household objects, period and studio furniture applications, architectural applications, vessels and hollow forms. Basic and advanced tool use, application and sharpening will be included.

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 176

The Lathe – An Introduction to Woodturning

2

CFT 177

Lathe II – Intermediate Turning

2

CFT 178

Lathe III – Advanced Turning

2

CFT 195

Finishing Technology/Touch-Up and Repair

2

Electives (Select 2 units)

CFT 105

Machine Woodworking/Furniture

4

CFT 143

Decorative Box Making

2

CFT 155

Classic American Chair Designs

2

CFT 185 Machine Tool Set-Up and Maintenance 2

Other classes can also be used as an elective

2

Total units

18.00