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), joinery, 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 I / 3 credits
Techniques of general furniture upholstery, operations of webbing, springing, stuffing, trimming, sewing, and cushion making on approved student-selected projects.
Furniture Upholstery II / 3 credits
Application and use of modern materials and tools, button tufting, channel construction, and special trim effects.
Prerequisites: GTC156 or departmental permission.
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.