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CARP1110 – Intro to Cabinet Building pdf

Credits: 3 (1/2/0)
Description: This course covers basic kitchen design, cabinet planning, sizing and construction joints necessary for fabrication of a quality cabinet. The student will construct a basic upper and base cabinet. The student will learn how to laminate a countertop and install it.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
  1. Perform safe work practices.
  2. Discuss custom built verses factory built cabinets.
  3. Layout a kitchen using the work triangle.
  4. Cut and assemble cabinet cases.
  5. Cut and assemble cabinet face frames.
  6. Assemble a completed base cabinet.
  7. Discuss drawer construction.
  8. Build and install drawers.
  9. Operate stationary power tools in carpentry shop
  10. Demonstrate proper use of portable power and hand tools for cabinet construction.
  11. Identify proper materials for cabinet components.
  12. Demonstrate proper installation of completed cabinet
  13. Describe the construction of typical base and wall cabinets.
  14. Apply cabinet hardware and adjust for proper fit.
  15. Describe the construction process for plastic laminated countertops.
MnTC goal areas: None

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