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Furniture Makers and Other Craft Woodworkers

About this career

£26,084

Median salary

New workers start around £15,118.68. Normal pay is £26,084 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £39,625.23.

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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Matches and marks out veneers ready for cutting and examines and repairs defects in veneer or plywood sheets.
  • Measures floor area to be covered and lays wood blocks, parquet panels or hardwood strips.
  • Removes, replaces or repairs damaged parts of wooden furniture.
  • Assembles parts with crafted joints, nails, screws, dowels or adhesives and fits locks, catches, hinges, castors, drawers, shelves and other fittings.
  • Selects, measures, cuts and shapes wood using saws, chisels, planes, powered hand tools and woodworking machines.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine job requirements and appropriate materials.

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Critical Thinking
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Learning Strategies
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Mathematics
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Active Learning
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Speaking
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Reading Comprehension
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Active Listening
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Writing
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Monitoring
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