Cabinetmaking

CABT 1080 CABINET DESIGN AND LAYOUT (15-60-3)
Prerequisites: COFC 1030, COFC 1050
This course provides instruction in the planning, design, and layout of cabinet units. Emphasis will be placed on adherence to blueprint specifications. Topics include: parts identification, cabinet styles and floor plan arrangements, estimation procedures, layout to specifications, shop working sketches, shop management and CAD.

CABT 1110 WOOD JOINTS AND FASTENING METHODS (30-120-5)
Prerequisites: COFC 1030, COFC 1050
Introduces the fundamentals of wood joint identification, layout, cutting, and assembly, and the variety of fastening methods used in cabinetmaking. Emphasis will be placed on the safe construction of wood joints used.

CABT 1114 CABINET COMPONENTS (30-30-3)
Prerequisites: CABT 1110, COFC 1030, COFC 1050
Instruction provides application of tool and equipment use techniques to the task of cutting out cabinet components. Topics include: equipment safety, frame member, cutting, shelving cutting, drawer component and door cutting, and material optimizing.

CABT 1116 CABINET ASSEMBLY I (30-120-5)
Prerequisites: CABT 1110, CABT 1114
Provides instruction in the fundamental procedures used for assembly of cabinet bases, wall units, and face frames.

CABT 1117 CABINET ASSEMBLY II (30-120-5)
Prerequisite: CABT 1116
This course is a continuation of Cabinet Assembly I and provides instruction in the assembly of door assembly, ends assembly, back assembly, joint assembly, and bracing.  Further instruction is also included in the assembly of base cabinets and wall units.

CABT 1118 DOOR, DRAWER, AND HARDWARE INSTALLATION (15-45-2)
Prerequisite:  None
Co-requisites: CABT 1116, CABT 1117
This course introduces procedures for the installation of assembled drawers, doors, and related hardware. Emphasis will be placed on the safe use of hand and power tools. Topics include: tool safety, hardware identification and installation, door installation, and drawer installation.

CABT 1120 LAMINATES AND VENEERS (15-45-2)
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisites: CABT 1116, CABT 1117
This course introduces procedures for the application of plastic laminates and wood veneers. Topics include: laminate, veneer, and glue identification; cutting and fitting procedures; gluing procedures; trimming and edge banding; special tool use; safety precautions; and counter top cutting.

CABT 1122 CABINET FINISHING AND INSTALLATION (15-75-3)
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisites: CABT 1116, CABT 1117
Provides instruction in surface preparation, wood finishing procedures, and transporting and installation of cabinets. Finishing procedures will emphasize the use of spray equipment. Topics include: fire prevention, air pollutant, reduction, abrasives identification, finishing materials identification, surface preparation, surface treatment application, repair and touch up procedures, hazardous material disposal, safe use of ladders and scaffolds, cabinet transporting and installation, cabinet trim procedures, and finishing techniques.

CABT 1340 CNC WOODWORKING I (15-90-3)
Prerequisite: CABT 1117
Provides instruction in the use of computer software packages dealing with cabinet and millwork part design. Topics include: programming methods for creating parts, use of geometric drawings, tool selection, saving files, and parts production.

CABT 1350 CNC WOODWORKING II (15-90-3)
Prerequisite: CABT 1340
Provides instruction in use of CAD files with CNC machines, machine operation, and maintenance. Topics include: overview of software, machine operation safety, CNC machine operation, material preparation, tooling, data manipulation, production analysis, and maintenance of equipment.

CABT 1360 EUROPEAN 32mm CONSTRUCTION (15-75-3)
Prerequisite: CABT 1117
Provides instruction in European 32mm design and construction. Topics include: tool and equipment safety, design and layout, machining operations, construction, and hardware installation.

CABT 1370 SHOP MANAGEMENT (15-30-2)
Prerequisite: None
This course will introduce the students to principles and practices required in the operation of a custom cabinet and architectural millwork shop. Topics include: health and safety regulations, workflow and shop organization, job estimation, equipment maintenance, and shop safety.

CABT 1380 FURNITURE FABRICATION (15-45-2)
Prerequisite: CABT 1117
Provides instruction in the layout and assembly of furniture.  Topics include tool safety, furniture drawings interpretation, furniture components, assembly, and special techniques.

CABT 2300 CABINETMAKING INTERNSHIP/PRACTICUM (0-225-5)
Prerequisite: Advisor Approval
This course provides the student the opportunity for occupational-based instruction in either an off-site internship or on-site project experience.   The student will be expected to demonstrate all of the applicable skills learned during program study.