Basic Carcase Construction - Build a Cabinet
Part One of a Two Part Course
Instructor - Mario Rodriguez/Alan Turner
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Class Size - 12 Max.
basic carcase construction is essential to the successful creation of
kitchen cabinets, built-ins, entertainment centers, storage or book
shelves, and vanities. Good casework requires detailed planning, the
use of appropriate materials, skilled machining and joinery and careful
In this workshop, students will build a cabinet carcase of furniture
grade 3/4” plywood; joined together with dados and strengthened by the
addition of a stout hardwood face frame. This cabinet is designed and
built to last.
building the carcase, each student will work from a prepared cut list,
execute precise cabinet joinery using various stationary and hand-held
power tools. Each will then fit, glue, and clamp up the carcase for a
clean and professional job. After attaching the frame to the carcase,
each participant will plane the frame flush with the carcase sides.
Finally, the student will attach a solid wood top and hardwood base to
In this 2-day workshop learn all the steps and techniques necessary to produce professional quality case work. And then, two weeks later, Learn to build the door and drawer for this case and you can add "cabinetmaker" to your resume.
Cost: $375 (including materials)
In order to register, please call us at 215-849-5174, or drop us an email and we will forward the registration materials.
- January 21-22, 2012 - day
- September 15-16, 2012 - day