Palomar College Woodworking is CFT
Cabinet and Furniture Technology
Our Mission is to help students prepare to make a living at Woodworking.Our programs prepare our students to open their own woodworking business or become employed by a high-end woodworking related business. We currently offer an Associate of Science Degrees in 8 different areas. Students may also take coursework to complete a Certificate. Our courses range from Furniture Design to Timber Framing, and from Guitar building to Production Cabinetmaking. With the diversity of courses available students who specialize are highly employable.
Fifty-Plus Years of Excellence
Fifty-Plus Years of Excellence 1956-present with an annual enrollment of 2,000 students in over 50 different classes, the Palomar College Cabinet and Furniture Technology program offers the most comprehensive woodworking career curriculum in the nation. Utilizing three fully-equipped shops, our 2 full-time and 25 part-time instructors provide a breadth of courses and depth of expertise impossible to obtain in smaller programs.
We ask that our students be dedicated to mastering the technical skills of traditional and contemporary fine woodworking.
Cabinet & Furniture Technology Program at Palomar would like you to come and see our Brand New Facility built in the Fall of 2013.
We have 4 newly expanded Classrooms, 3 state of the art labs with over $275,000 of new machinery, and $600,000 spent on new exhaust and compressed air systems. We finally have our first piece of CNC Equipment as we have a new Haas VF-3 CNC Router. Even our shop stools (with cushioned backs) are brand new. We have new course offerings such as our Computer Design Sketch-up Class and 8 new Certificate Programs you can choose from.
- Guitar Making Technology
- Case Furniture Construction/Manufacturing
- Table and Chair Manufacturing
- Carving Technology
- Lathe Turning Technology
- Veneering Technology
- Woodworking Skills Technology
- Cabinetmaking and Millwork