Cabinet-makers and related workers

Role Responsibilities

  • Operating woodworking machines such as power saws, jointers, mortisers and shapers, and using hand tools to cut, shape and form parts and components
  • Studying plans, verifying dimensions of articles to be made, or preparing specifications and checking the quality and fit of pieces in order to ensure adherence to specifications
  • Trimming joints and fitting parts and subassemblies together to form complete units using glue and clamps, and reinforcing joints using nails, screws or other fasteners
  • Making, restyling and repairing various wooden articles, such as cabinets, furniture, vehicles, scale models, sports equipment and other parts or products
  • Decorating furniture and fixtures by inlaying wood or applying veneer and carving designs
  • Finishing surfaces of wooden articles or furniture

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