1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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4922-11 Cabinetmaker

Fabricates or repairs wooden furniture and fits and assembles prepared wooden parts to make furniture.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • examines drawings, work orders or sample parts to determine specifications
  • selects and works with materials such as timber, veneers, particle board and synthetic wood
  • marks out, cuts and shapes wood
  • works from drawings or specifications to make furniture
  • makes fittings for boats, caravans or other items where fine detail is required
  • assembles parts to form sections of furniture and completed articles
  • fits hinges, locks, catches, drawers and shelves
  • may repair and refurbish furniture and antiques
  • may make frames for chairs and couches

Antique Furniture Reproducer
Antique Furniture Restorer
Coffin Maker
Chair and Couch Maker
Metal Furniture Maker

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