cabinet maker


Cabinet makers build cabinets or other pieces of furniture by cutting, shaping and fitting pieces of wood. They use different kind of power and hand tools, such as lathes, planers and saws.

Alternative label

  • maker of kitchen cabinets

  • craftsman cabinet maker

  • maker of settees

  • maker of beds

  • hand crafted furniture builder

  • hand crafted furniture maker

  • maker of chairs

  • furniture constructor

  • cabinetmaker

  • craftswoman cabinetmaker

  • craftswoman cabinet maker

  • furniture design and maker

  • manufacture of storage units

  • chair maker

  • furniture fitter

  • hand crafted furniture fitter

  • craftsman cabinetmaker

  • hand crafted furniture constructor

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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