Photo Frame Maker

Frame Maker

The tasks a Picture Framer is expected to perform include:

Cutting the glass, framing pieces and cardboard to required size and mounting pictures and photos in the frame

Measuring the size of pictures and cutting the frame pieces to required size

Cutting joints at ends of wooden frame pieces and fastening them together with nails to make frame

Placing glass sheet on working bench and marking outlines according to required measurements

Cutting the glass along the marking with cutting tool and smoothening its edges

Cutting the plywood and cardboard pieces to size using hand saw and scissors

Fixing the glass in frame, putting the picture facing the glass over it and placing cardboard and plywood on reverse of the picture

Driving small nails suitably on rear of frame to hold mounted picture compact and securing glues plain or decorative paper at back

Knowledge of cutting wood in desired shape and size

Proficient in using tools like hand saw, chisels, etc.

Knowledge of different types of frame materials

Well-versed in fixing the hook on frame to facilitate hanging

Knowledge of using only cardboard on reverse side for mounting ordinary pictures

Knowledge of polishing or varnishing picture and mirror frames

Knowledge of grinding glass edges by grinding machine

Attention to detail

Diligent and hardworking

Good hand-eye coordination

Dexterity of hands

Creative bend of mind

Ability to focus for long hours

It is a bench work

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is available

Working hours
Factories usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from factory to factory

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards may include cuts, nail pricks, asthma, back problems, etc.

Health risks include exposure to dust particles, repetitious motion of arms, wrists, hands and fingers, skeletal deformation, etc.

Will be updated

Overview of Furniture Industry in India

The furniture industry in India is generating a turnover of 3500 crore per annum. The industry grows by 20 % in coming times. The furniture industry has become a great pride for the nation to hold a magnificent impact for its fine arts and marvellous works. The foreign market feels content and confident as the Indian furniture companies add growth of the industry. India holds a magnificent place in the world market for Indian furniture in fine arts and superb works.

Size of Indian Furniture Industry

The un-organized sector for the furniture market is at 10 % and growing at about 35 % CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate). Furniture segment compromises of 65 % of the home market and 35 % of institutions. The entire home d?cor category spends furniture accounts about 68 % of the share while remaining 32 % comprises of furnishing and home investments. Imported furniture constitutes to 85 % of the total organized furniture. India imports furniture from Italy, Germany, Spain, China, Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, etc. there is growth in Indian furniture sector. As of the statistics, in 2006 the Indian market is estimated to be worth US$1, 358 million. About 11 % of this wooden furniture is imported and are growing at 50 % to 60 % every year. India was the largest furniture importer in the world 2004-2005 with a 17 % share in the furniture imports worldwide.

Local tradition and culture contributed to the furthest development of ornamental woodwork for palaces, temples, public houses, and work of arts. The tradition of using wooden furniture for home came into late existence. In India, offices and hotels had furniture from the beginning but the home furniture came gradually, where it started with a chair, sofa, bed and then the dining table. But now-a-days the usage of wooden goods in home also increased, as people started using wood for decorating, furnishing cupboards and etc. Thus the Indian furniture market grew from the ground level to now and which will further develop in future days.

Wooden frame manufacturing companies across India

Self- employed

Towns and cities across India