The Wood Technology Center promotes safe, hands-on, comprehensive technical training with a commitment toward high quality education and craftsmanship through innovative and sustainable programs for woodworkers.

"The instructors are fabulous! Within two years I went from knowing nothing to my first job, and now to running my own business!" Jennifer Hammill, graduate.

Wood Technology Center

Our Wood Technology Center is a comprehensive, technical, and state-of-the-art training facility designed especially for the wood construction and woodworker professions in Washington State. We provide vocational education to the public and local industry in Cabinetmaking and Architectural Woodworking, Carpentry, and Marine Carpentry.


Seattle Central Carpentry ProgramOur four-quarter Carpentry program is designed to prepare students for employment as apprentice carpenters. The carpentry program focuses on hands-on experience where students work on full size building and remodeling projects (with a crew) while learning the carpentry trade.Learn more about the program

Cabinetmaking and Architectural Woodworking

Seattle Central Cabinetmaking and Architectural Woodworking ProgramOur five-quarter Cabinetmaking and Architectural Woodworking program is designed to prepare students for employment in cabinetmaking, furniture construction, and fine woodworking. The course curriculum combines technical instruction with shop experience and precision training.Learn more about the program

Marine Carpentry

Seattle Central Marine Carpentry ProgramOur six-quarter Marine Carpentry program is designed to prepare students for employment in wood and composites boat building, boat repair, or a related trade. The curriculum is designed to provide practical hands-on education. Students learn the craft by working on assigned boat projects.Learn more about the program