Program Goals and Outcomes

Furniture and cabinet making goals and outcomes

The online Furniture and Cabinet Maker Career Diploma can help prepare students for work as furniture makers, cabinetmakers, and bench carpenters in a variety of settings like home improvement stores, furniture stores, furniture manufacturing facilities, and more.

Furniture and Cabinet Maker

Career Diploma 8-12 mo As low as $59/mo
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Program Goal

The Furniture and Cabinet Maker program prepares students to work for a furniture or cabinet retail store, manufacturer, repair/refinishing shop, cabinet installer, or start a woodworking shop and specialize in custom furniture and cabinet making.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Identify, select, and know how to safely use hand and power tools in an organized workplace
  • Know how to measure accurately and how to use various layout tools, determine the appropriate dimensions and specifications from shop prints, and synthesize the tasks and skills required to create a wooden box
  • Understand the basics of joinery in order to produce strong joints of simple and advanced design
  • Know how to properly select and use fasteners for a project
  • Select and apply stains, paints, varnishes, lacquers, and polyurethanes to produce a successful finishing operation
  • Identify and appreciate the functionality, aesthetics, and planning needed in the design, construction, and installation of cabinets and countertops
  • Understand the intricacies of a thorough design process
  • Know how to properly glue panels
  • Understand how to build a Shaker-style table and apply the Shaker approach to designing and building furniture
  • Identify effective refacing techniques
  • Know how to acquire, repair, and restore a variety of furniture

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