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Carpentry and Cabinetry

The construction industry needs expert carpenters and people who love hands-on, creative work.

Become a skilled worker in an industry that leads the way when it comes to the growth of neighborhoods and cities. Through carpentry classes, you immediately begin a hands-on learning process, perfecting your craft with the latest industry tools available. Gain experience on the department's computer numerical control (CNC) machine, a new tool revolutionizing the industry. Francis Tuttle students come highly recommended to local industry professionals seeking to hire a dedicated employee into an exciting and fulfilling field of work.


Employment Opportunities

Commercial/residential construction sites, comercial/residential remodeling sites, cabinet shops, display fixture shops, millwork shops, lumber/material supply houses.

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Chris Harris

Carpentry Student

"The fact that I can come in the morning, have an idea in my mind, and a few hours later, it's a physical object; I love being able to create out of just my imagination."

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About this Occupation

As a carpenter, you will perform detailed work with your hands and eyes. You will work under specified deadlines and must be able to manage projects and tasks, both independently and as part of a team. Problem solving skills and attention to detail are vital for success.


The amount of carpentry jobs is expected to grow by 8% in the next decade.

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Learn from Experienced Instructors

Bryan Kropfinger

Carpentry and Cabinetry Instructor

Bryan Kropfinger is the instructor for Carpentry and Cabinetry at the Rockwell Campus. He joined the Francis Tuttle family from Metro Technology Center in Oklahoma City, where he was a Trade & Industrial Instructor. Prior to that he worked for the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education as an Instructor at Lexington Skills Center. Kropfinger obtained his Bachelors of Science degree in Liberal Arts & Sciences from the University of Central Oklahoma.