Prerequisite: State Indentured Carpenter Union Apprentice; CARP 040A; CARP 040B
Advisory:READ 022 or appropriate placement; MATH 070 or appropriate placement
This course is designed to meet the needs of indentured apprentices with the State of California who are interested in the carpentry industry. The course covers the characteristics and construction suitability of various types of wood, woodworking materials, and hardware typically used in the cabinet making industry. Emphasis is placed on cabinet making design and wood selection. Working with a variety of wood samples, students develop the ability to recognize the natural qualities associated with a particular wood species. Practical exercises include handling selected wood species, and provide experience working with a variety of hardware.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921