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Furniture Makers and Other Craft Woodworkers

Furniture makers and other craft woodworkers make, repair and restore wooden furniture, decorative objects and other crafted pieces of woodwork.

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About this Career

£26,084

Average salary

New workers start around £15,118.68. Normal pay is £26,084 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £39,625.23.

15

Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Matches and marks out veneers ready for cutting and examines and repairs defects in veneer or plywood sheets.
  • Measures floor area to be covered and lays wood blocks, parquet panels or hardwood strips.
  • Removes, replaces or repairs damaged parts of wooden furniture.
  • Assembles parts with crafted joints, nails, screws, dowels or adhesives and fits locks, catches, hinges, castors, drawers, shelves and other fittings.
  • Selects, measures, cuts and shapes wood using saws, chisels, planes, powered hand tools and woodworking machines.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine job requirements and appropriate materials.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

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Critical Thinking
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Learning Strategies
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Mathematics
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Active Learning
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Speaking
46
Reading Comprehension
45
Active Listening
45
Writing
40
Monitoring
40
Science
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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