Cabinetmaking Career Area


Instructions are offered in the skills involved in operating hand tools, power tools, and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinery, kitchen design software, as well as the artistic techniques required for the construction of fine furniture and cabinets. Juniors and seniors have an opportunity to work on the outside remodeling projects including a new house, non-profits, and municipal buildings.

The freshmen will learn the safe and proper use of both hand and power tools. While working on various projects, the students will learn the fundamentals of good design, and how to identify various materials. The will also be given instruction in proper methods of measuring, how to sketch, how to make layout rods, how to fabricate templates and jigs, and how to select and install hardware. The Freshmen will receive classroom instruction in Related Theory concerning the proper and safe methods in the...

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Freshman Year

  • Shop Safety
  • Shop Maintenance
  • Hand Tools & Power Tools
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Heavy Machinery Usage

Sophomore Year

  • Bit and Blade Sharpening
  • Building Household Objects
  • More Complicated Machining
  • Cutter and Tool Adjustment
  • How to Utilize Shop Facilities

Junior Year

  • More Advanced Joinery Methods
  • Proper Layout of Kitchen Cabinets
  • Drawer Construction With Wood Joints
  • Developing Efficiency
  • Coop Opportunities

Senior Year

  • Applying Plastic Laminator
  • Making Architectural Molding
  • Safety Using Ladders
  • Stair Building & Wall Installation
  • Coop Opportunities
  • David Martinson
  • Shop Instructor
  • Grades: 11 & 12
  • Ext. 4224
  • Kevin Massey
  • Shop Instructor
  • Grades: 9 & 10
  • Ext. 4267
  • Christopher Staney
  • Related Instructor
  • All Grade Levels
  • Ext. 4305