Chadd Meerbergen


The Mill, Cabinet Making, and House Carpentry program provides students with the knowledge and skills for employment in the residential, commercial, or industrial trades of today. Students learn the safe and proper operating procedures of basic hand and power tools including the newest technical tools in the lab or on job-site construction projects.


Students will also learn handwork fundamentals, rough and finish carpentry including complete house framing, shingling, and interior and exterior applications. Juniors and seniors may also prepare for careers in the areas of painting, decorating, and finishing.


Practical experience is available for students in a modern, well-equipped industrial shop as well as on-site work in the house-building program. Classroom studies included in this program are trade science, blueprint reading, computer aided design, estimating, trade math, architectural drawing, building materials, and building codes.

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Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School

80 Locust Street,

Northampton, Ma 01060

Phone: 413-587-1414

Fax: 413-587-1406


Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex,gender identity, disability, religion or sexual orientation.