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Cabinet Maker

94 Jobs Available
in US
$ 13.56 - 28.00/hour

Resumes of Cabinet Maker

Writing an effective Cabinet Maker resume is an essential part of your job search. Make sure you include a summary of your experience and goals, plus, list relevant work experience, certifications and computer programs you know. Also, highlight your skills, such as: being a good communicator, managing projects and more.

Be sure to use some of the same words found in the job description, and don't forget to proofread! Our Cabinet Maker resume examples will guide you through this process. Build your resume at CareerBuilder in a few clicks or, upload an existing one, now.


Typical Cabinet Maker responsibilities to be added to your resume.

  • Repair or alter wooden furniture, cabinetry, fixtures, paneling, or other pieces.

  • Dip, brush, or spray assembled articles with protective or decorative finishes, such as stain, varnish, paint, or lacquer.

  • Bore holes for insertion of screws or dowels, by hand or using boring machines.

  • Measure and mark dimensions of parts on paper or lumber stock prior to cutting, following blueprints, to ensure a tight fit and quality product.

  • Verify dimensions or check the quality or fit of pieces to ensure adherence to specifications.

  • Program computers to operate machinery.

  • Match materials for color, grain, or texture, giving attention to knots or other features of the wood.

  • Perform final touch-ups with sandpaper or steel wool.

  • Reinforce joints with nails or other fasteners to prepare articles for finishing.

  • Estimate the amounts, types, or costs of needed materials.

  • Set up or operate machines, including power saws, jointers, mortisers, tenoners, molders, or shapers, to cut, mold, or shape woodstock or wood substitutes.

  • Produce or assemble components of articles, such as store fixtures, office equipment, cabinets, or high-grade furniture.

  • Install hardware, such as hinges, handles, catches, or drawer pulls, using hand tools.

  • Attach parts or subassemblies together to form completed units, using glue, dowels, nails, screws, or clamps.

  • Cut timber to the right size and shape and trim parts of joints to ensure a snug fit, using hand tools, such as planes, chisels, or wood files.

  • Draw up detailed specifications and discuss projects with customers.

  • Establish the specifications of articles to be constructed or repaired or plan the methods or operations for shaping or assembling parts, based on blueprints, drawings, diagrams, or oral or written instructions.

  • Trim, sand, or scrape surfaces or joints to prepare articles for finishing.


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