Cabinetmaking & Architectural Woodworking - What You'll Learn

The Cabinetmaking and Architectural Woodworking program at Seattle Central College can help you prepare for a career in cabinetry, furniture design, construction, fixture-building, fine woodworking and more. The program was designed with input from industry leaders and skilled faculty, and it combines technical instruction with shop experience and precision training.

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree

By earning an associate degree in Cabinetmaking and Architectural Woodworking, students will:

  1. Work safely in a professional cabinet or furniture shop.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the work ethic to be a successful cabinetmaker.
  3. Communicate and understand the interpersonal relationships among co-workers and with customers.
  4. Recognize a problem, develop strategies to overcome the problem and keep a project on track.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to think like a tradesperson to balance craftsmanship and economics to produce an acceptable product.
  6. Master the skills to become employed as a cabinetmaker or in a related field.
  7. Demonstrate an enhanced understanding of the relationship of cabinetmaking, carpentry marine carpentry and/or the business aspects of cabinetmaking.

Certificate

While earning a certificate in Cabinetmaking and Architectural Woodworking, students will:

  1. Work safely in a cabinet shop.
  2. Master the skills to become employed as a cabinetmaker or in a related field.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the work ethic to be a successful cabinetmaker.
  4. Solve problems and arrive at alternative solutions to see a project to completion.

Learn more about course planning for the Cabinetmaking and Architectural Woodworking degree and certificate programs.