Thaddeus Stevens COllege of Technology
Matthew Stein WoodWorker
George J. Bush Kitchen Center
Pennsylvania Builders Association Skills
Woodworking Technology is...
the design and construction of custom furniture, cabinets, and finished wood products Cabinetmakers and millworkers are skilled professionals who are comfortable working with technically sophisticated equipment in a manufacturing setting. A large portion of the cabinetmaker’s job is to set up and operate a variety of machines in order to craft kitchen cabinets, doors, tables, desks, chairs, etc. Students in this program will learn how to draw and read blueprints to determine specific material needs, from the type of wood to the required finish. Instruction will also cover hardware installation, finishing procedures, assembly, and installation work.
TEACHER QUOTE: “A person who never made a mistake, never did anything."
3 YEAR BREAKDOWN
Hand tool safety
Portable power tool
CNC router operations