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Cabinetmakers

Cabinetmakers fabricate and repair wooden furniture, and fit and assemble prepared wooden parts to make furniture.

What do cabinetmakers do?

  • work from drawings and specifications to make furniture
  • select, mark out, cut and shape materials such as timber, veneers, particle board and synthetic wood
  • make fittings for boats, caravans and other items where fine detail is required
  • assemble parts to form sections of furniture and completed articles
  • fit hinges, locks, catches, drawers and shelves
  • may repair and refurbish furniture and antiques

Moderate

projected job openings

$41-$52k

qualified full-time wage

88%

employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started