Wood Technology

As a student in the Wood Technology Program you will learn the hands-on technology and fine art of woodworking, furniture construction, cabinet making and other wood crafts. Wood Technology classes are open to beginners and experienced woodworkers alike.

Open Enrollment

Wood Technology courses are open to everyone: all current UC students from any campus, college or major; all UC faculty & staff & you do not need to be a current UC student.

Course Times & Location

Wood Technology courses meet about (3) hours, one day per week for the full semester. Courses are scheduled in the late afternoons, Monday through Thursday at the UC Victory Parkway Campus. The UC Shuttle provides transportation from UC's main campus.

  • On UC's OneStop website search in the subject CBMK (Cabinet and Furniture Making). If you have never taken a class at UC, you first must contact the UC Office of the Registrar or contact Mark Costello for assistance getting started. 
  • For Wood Technology courses offered, search UC's OneStop web site in the subject CBMK (Cabinet and Furniture Making). If you have questions contact us for assistance.
  • All courses in the WT Program have additional costs including: required shop fee, purchase materials for the projects assigned, personal safety equipment & textbook(s). See the WT FAQ page for more information.
  1. Fundamentals of Woodworking Certificate
  2. Artisanship in Woodworking Certificate
  3. Advanced Woodworking Certificate

To enroll in certificate program complete an application.

NOTE:  It is not required to apply for a certificate to take courses in the program.

Location

All Wood Technology Program courses are located at:

UC Victory Parkway Campus (VPC)
2220 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio  45206

UC Shuttle Services provides students transportation from UC Main Campus to the UC Victory Parkway Campus.

Contact Mark Costello or a tour of our facilities.

Equipment and Tools

The Wood Technology Program has a wide array of power equipment, hand tools, technology, lumber and supplies.

Band Saws:

  • Powermatic 24”
  • Jet 18” Woodworking Band Saw

CNC (Computer Numeric Control):

  • Shopbot Woodworking Router

Drills:

  • Powermatic Floor Drill Press
  • Shop Fox Floor Drill Press
  • Hand drills & impact drill/driver with bits

Dust Collection:

  • Powermatic Air Filtration System

Joiners:

  • Powermatic 8”
  • Northfield Foundry & Machine 12"

Lathes:

  • Jet Wood Lathes (10)
  • Industrial Lathes 36” to 42” (2)
  • Industrial Lathe 120"

Miter Saws:

  • Dewalt 12” Sliding Compound M.S.
  • Makita 10” Sliding Compound M.S.

Mortiser:

  • Powermatic

Router Tables:

  • Jess Em
  • Router Table Pro with Incra Lift
  • Several routers various mfgr with router bits

Sanding:

  • Jet Bench Top Oscillating Spindle Sander
  • Delta Sanding Station
  • Apex Disk Sander
  • Festool Sanding Stations
  • Several Random Orbital Sanders
  • Sand paper for hand sanding

Shaper:

  • Powermatic Shaper

Table Saws:

  • SawStop 10” Industrial Cabinet Saw
  • Contractor Table Saw

Thickness Planers:

  • Laguna 25” Industrial Model
  • Powermatic 15” Helical Cutterhead

Tool Sharpening

  • Carving Tool Sharpening Station
  • Turning Tool Sharpening Station with jigs
  • General Purpose Sharpening & Grinder
  • Sharpening stones