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Technology & Consumer Sciences

General Technology

Susan Campbell
Occupational Program Director, Faculty
CAD Technology and Interior Design


Furniture Construction I / 3 credits

Process of building a piece of furniture including calculating and buying needed material, using tools properly and safely (hand tools and machines), jointery, wood preparation, and basic finishing techniques.

Prerequisites: GTC128 or previous woodworking experience and permission of instructor.


Furniture Construction II / 3 credits

Continuation of GTC130 including special setups on machines, special joints, adhesives, special finishes, panel doors, panel drawers, metal drawer guides, and plastic laminates. Prerequisites: GTC130 or permission of instructor.


Furniture Upholstery III / 3 credits

Advanced techniques in upholstering of furniture and other needle-trade items; time and money saving shortcuts in layout; fabric cutting and sewing.

Prerequisites: GTC157 or departmental permission.


Furniture Upholstery IV / 3 credits

Advanced techniques of furniture upholstery for students interested in entering the upholstery trade; modern production techniques for sewing; stuffing; and finishing; job estimating; equipment selection and maintenance.

Prerequisites: GTC158.

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