7522-Cabinet Makers and Wood Related Trades Workers

Job Title: 

Cabinet Makers and Wood Related Trades Workers

Job Description: 

Cabinet makers and related workers make, decorate and repair wooden furniture, carts and other vehicles, wheels, parts, fittings, patterns, models and other wooden products using woodworking machines, machine tools and specialised hand tools.


Tasks include:

  • operating woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, mortisers and shapers, and using hand tools to cut, shape and form parts and components
  • studying plans, verifying dimensions of articles to be made, or preparing specifications and checking the quality and fit of pieces in order to ensure adherence to specifications
  • trimming joints and fitting parts and subassemblies together to form complete units using glue and clamps, and reinforcing joints using nails, screws or other fasteners
  • making, restyling and repairing various wooden articles, such as cabinets, furniture, vehicles, scale models, sports equipment and other parts or products
  • decorating furniture and fixtures by inlaying wood, applying veneer and carving designs
  • finishing surfaces of wooden articles or furniture
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Furniture maker (wood)
Veneer applier
Wooden model maker

Specific Occupations: 

Cabinet and furniture maker

Wood furniture finisher

Picture frame maker

Other cabinet makers and wood related trades workers

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore