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CFT Degree and Certificate

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Begining in the Fall of 2013 - CFT will fully re-open in a newly remodeled state of the art facility!

Note: Not all classes are offered each semester. The Palomar School Schedule page lists the current semester's classes and when available the Fall 2013 School Schedule.

Lathe Turning Technology (CFT)

Certificate of Achievement /A.S. Degree
(for A.S. Degree must also complete Gen. Ed. requirements)

A certificate is awarded upon completion of the "core" classes which are specific woodworking and related classes. An Associate of Arts (AS) degree program includes the "core" classes plus a complete curriculum of general education liberal arts. A student receiving an A.S. degree would graduate with a major in one of the three CFT areas. Additional information regarding the degree requirement is located on the Palomar College website.

Last Updated: Fall 2013

This 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

Furniture Design Development

2

 

or

CFT 153

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 173

Bamboo Fly Rod Building

2

CFT 185

Machine Tool Set-Up and Maintenance

2

 

Total units

18.00

 

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