• Program: Woodworking Technology
  • Course: Basic Case Construction
  • Course #: CBTG1141
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course covers the fundamentals of cabinet construction, including project layout, stockbilling and material selection. Basic construction techniques will be covered and demonstrated. Cabinet projects for the student are required to achieve the hands-on experience appropriate to the course.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Analyze cabinet construction joinery
Analyze cabinet layout and stockbilling
Analyze cabinet construction techniques
Prepare layout rods
Prepare component stock bills
Prepare sheet stock layouts
Conduct cutting operations for cabinet components
Machine cabinet joinery
Execute cabinet assembly techniques
Conduct cabinet finishing operations
Complete cabinet hardware installation operations
Identify cabinet terminology

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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