Fine woodworking, finish carpentry, cabinet making, architecture design, boat building, and building construction all offer the opportunity to build artistic and functional creations. You will be introduced to many areas of woodworking and housing design. Utilizing Chief Architect software students design in CAD projects of all sizes from furniture to homes.
Energy-efficient construction techniques such as solar power, super insulation, and new building systems are explored. In the lab, you will learn how to use hand tools and power tools safely and properly while learning the skills for fine working and general construction. Reading and designing building plans while estimating materials and construction costs are critical skills for any woodworker or contractor, and you will have the chance to practice these skills.