Steve Harris, Instructor
Steve Harris Instructor

Education:

Southside High School 1986

Gadsden State Community College, Associates in Applied Science 1991 Cabinetmaking

Experience:

  • 4 years US Army as a Wire System Installer

  • Project Manager in the Atlanta area

  • Gadsden State Community College Cabinetmaking Instructor 1991-1992

  • Over 30 years in the Cabinetmaking Business

  • Continues his cabinetmaking business part time while teaching at CCCTC

Carpentry & Cabinetmaking
Carpentry & Cabinetmaking logo with tools

This program prepares students for carpentry and cabinetmaking careers.

Students who:

  • like to build things,

  • are detail-oriented,

  • are mechanically inclined

will do well in this program.

Carpentry and Cabinetmaking courses include instruction in:

  • use of both hand and electric power tools,

  • use of CNC router and other wood working technologies,

  • shop safety,

  • measurement, and

  • plan layout/blueprint reading

Live Work in "The Woodshed"
male student working in the carpentry shop

Students at the Career Tech Center have the opportunity to do live work for customers under the supervision of the teacher.

Live Work in "The Woodshed"
student preparing shelves to go into a floor cabinet

Students at the Career Tech Center have the opportunity to do live work for customers under the supervision of the teacher.

Student Spotlight September 2021
Student Spotlight Collage

Carson Emmett

Student Spotlight October 2021
Student Spotlight Collage

Yefry Mejia

Student Spotlight November-December 2021
Devan Davis Collage
Alabama Simulated Workplace
Simulated Workplace logo, white letters ASW on blue background

Carpentry and Cabinetmaking students participate in the planning, design, and completion of projects in an environment that mirrors actual workplace conditions.

The simulated business known as, "The Woodshed," shifts the classroom into a company setting that introduces students to business processes using distinct workplace components including:

  • use of the time clock,

  • safety training,

  • company procedures, and more.