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Length: 9 Weeks  |  Price: $475.00  |  Prerequisite: None

Wednesdays, 12:00-2:30pm, October 11 – December 13, or

Sundays, 9:30am-12:00pm, October 15 – December 17.

The first 5 weeks of Introduction to Cabinet Making takes the student through the steps of designing and making a basic cabinet from plywood.  The student will complete a small bedside table or entertainment stand using the same techniques that would be used to build kitchen face-frame cabinets or bathroom vanities. This cabinet will have finished shelves for storage. In weeks 6 and 7 students will learn to construct and install a drawer. Weeks 8 and 9 will cover cabinet door construction and installation.

Students will determine their material requirements during week 1 and be required to have them on hand by week 2.  Estimated material cost for a maple cabinet is $115.00

Topics will include:

  • Design
  • Box Construction
  • Developing a Cut-List
  • Use of the table saw, router table and miter saw
  • Pocket Hole Joinery
  • Dado and Rabbet Joinery
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