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What’s it like to be a Cabinetmaker?
Cabinetmakers make, repair or install furniture (both free-standing and fixed)
using solid timber, flat-panel or timber-based products and a wide range of
laminates and other materials.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Cabinetmaker earn an average of $858 per week. The [average
annual salary for this job is $44616 excluding super.]
- enjoy practical and manual activities
- able to follow written instructions
- able to work to a high level of accuracy
- able to make mathematical calculations
- good communication skills
- good hand-eye coordination
- able to work independently or as part of a team
- free from allergies to dust.
This job also involves:
Dusty or polluted environment
The work environment in these jobs generally contains higher than average
levels of dust, pollen, fumes, gases or other matter which are likely to
aggravate respiratory illnesses such as asthma.
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
Mainly indoor work
Workers performing these jobs would usually be expected to spend more than
three-quarters of their day indoors, in an office, factory or other enclosed
area protected from the weather.
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Skilled Trade Jobs
These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of INDUSTRIAL ARTS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases an industrial arts-related subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of MATHEMATICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a mathematics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Cabinetmaker
Cabinetmakers may perform the following tasks:
- communicate with clients to determine specific job requirements
- match furnishing styles and materials to clients’ needs
- deliver and monitor service to clients
- estimate job costs
- measure and draw site layouts for manufactured furniture
- read and interpret work documents in order to prepare accurate cutting lists for jobs
- programme and control computer-aided design (CAD) and computer numerical control (CNC) machines
- understand and select timber and timber products for furniture production
- fabricate custom furniture
- prepare and assemble cabinets for installation
- select and install hardware to furnishings, such as handles and hinges
- perform on-site repairs and adjustments of cabinets
- clean and maintain work areas, including machinery and tools, to ensure a safe working environment.
Cabinetmakers may specialise in particular areas, such as kitchens and
bathrooms, commercial and residential fit-outs, fittings, bedroom suites,
office furniture, dining suites, occasional furniture, shop fittings and the
reproduction of antique furniture.