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.
Cabinetmakers work with wood and other materials to make furniture, cabinetry, architectural millwork, and decorative items. They use traditional hand tools such as chisels and mallets, as well as modern electronic and even computerized woodworking equipment. Cabinetmakers must learn how to properly set up and operate woodworking machines, read blueprints, match materials for colour, grain, [...]