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Laney College

Wood Technology


Don’t forget to enroll!
Spring Semester classes start January 21, 2020

Continuing Students: If you have enrolled and received a grade (including W or I) in a class within the last two semesters, use your current User ID and Password to access your Student Center.  Login & Browser Help: http://web.peralta.edu/it/student-passportYou can search for classes here.  Select “2020 Spring” then select “Laney” from the campus options, then drop down to “Wood Technology” in the subject line.  You don’t need to select anything else.  Click “SEARCH” to show all Wood Tech classes.

Steps to get Started at Laney College

Check out the iDesign Intro to Manufacturing

Click here to learn more about iDesign

Attention Matriculating Students:

Career Technical Education Counseling for evening students in Wood Technology. If you are a matriculating student and need to make an education plan and orientation to register, please call 510-464-3446 to schedule an appointment.

Appointments will be available from 4:00pm-7:30pm on the following days.

Tuesday Jan.  7 Wednesday Jan, 8
Thursday Jan. 9 Monday Jan. 13
Tuesday Jan. 14 Wednesday Jan. 15


Learn cabinet and furniture making at Laney College

1The Wood Technology department at Laney College offers daytime, evening and weekend classes for beginning and experienced woodworkers. You can begin a new and rewarding career as a professional woodworker, enrich your life with a creative and useful hobby and hone your professional skills to a new level!

Courses are taught by working professionals in a well equipped, state-of-the-art woodshop. Class sizes are small and emphasize safety, as well as technique and procedure. Traditional and contemporary woodworking skills are taught in a hands-on, project based format.

Classes include design and construction for the woodworking professional (one and two-year programs), computer-aided design and manufacture (CAD-CAM), traditional Japanese hand tools and joinery, studio furniture-making, beginning and intermediate classes for the hobbyist as well as the opportunity to do special projects.