(NOC 7272)

Career Description

Cabinetmakers construct and repair wooden cabinets, furniture, fixtures and related products.

Duties May Include

Cabinetmakers perform some or all of the following duties:

Study plans, specifications or drawings of articles to be made, or prepare specifications;

Mark outlines or dimensions of parts on wood;

Operate woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, mortisers and shapers, and use hand tools to cut, shape and form parts and components;

Trim joints and fit parts and subassemblies together to form complete unit using glue and clamps and reinforce joints using nails, screws or other fasteners;

Sand wooden surfaces and apply veneer, stain or polish to finished products;

Repair or restyle wooden furniture, fixtures and related products;

May estimate amount, type and cost of materials required.

Examples of Titles

Cabinetmaker Apprentice
Custom Wood Furniture Maker
Furniture Cabinetmaker

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Cabinetmaker Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Modified on January 26, 2022