Fine Woodworking - School of Arts, Design, and Media Arts

Woodworking Open House & Hand Tool Event, March 27-28

Santa Fe Community College’s Fine Woodworking Department is teaming up with Lie-Nielsen Toolworks to present a Hand Tool Event and Open House on Fri., March 27, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sat., March 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Main Wood Studio, Room 424. SFCC is one of a limited number of venues across the U.S. and Canada chosen to host representatives of Lie-Nielsen to offer their exquisitely made hand tools for woodworking and to demonstrate their use and sharpening. Come by for a tour of the shop and introduction to the Fine Woodworking Program and a chance to try out exceptional hand tools. For more information, contact Program Head and Assistant Professor of Fine Woodworking and Chair of Arts, Design, and Media Arts Doug Jones, 428-1741.


About the Program
Concentration in the AAA in Professional Crafts degree 
Certificate (CERT) in Fine Woodworking 


The Fine Woodworking program teaches students standards of fine craftsmanship, inspired design, and an entrepreneurial spirit for a woodworking venture.


The coursework includes a strong emphasis on design, construction techniques, and problem solving. Students learn a blend of machinery skills and traditional hand-tool expertise.

The Fine Woodworking program features:

  • Well equipped studios with modern machinery and hand tools comparable with those used in a small woodworking business.
  • Small class size assures individual attention.
  • Courses taught by accomplished woodworking professionals, Monday through Saturday, morning, afternoon, and evening.


Students are prepared for self-employment, for positions in the craft industry, or for continued study toward a bachelor's degree at a four-year institution.


Fine Woodworking in the News

3-8-13 - Blogger Stephen Scott sings the praises of SFCC's Fine Woodworking in his story Student work shines at Santa Fe show.



For more information, please contact Douglas Jones, (505) 428-1741, (505) 428-1726,

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