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NOC 7272 Cabinetmakers

Example Titles
cabinetmaker apprentice
custom frame and mirror assembler
custom piano case maker
custom wood furniture maker
custom wooden desk maker
furniture cabinetmaker
jig builder – wood products manufacturing
journeyman/woman cabinetmaker
layout marker – cabinetmaking
pattern repairman/woman – foundry
tradesman/woman cabinetmaker
wood furniture and fixtures patternmaker
wood model maker
wood mould maker
wood pattern inspector
wood pattern repairman/woman – foundry
wood patternmaker

Lead statement
Cabinetmakers use a variety of woods and laminates to construct and repair wooden cabinets, furniture, fixtures and related products. They are employed by furniture manufacturing or repair companies, construction companies and cabinetmaking contractors, or they may be self-employed.

Main duties
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.

Source: Canada website