Cabinet Maker

Due to our recent expansion we have an opportunity to take on cabinetmakers to join our team.

 

Ideal furniture cabinetmaker candidates will have a high level of attention to detail, be motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude

 

These positions are based at our workshop in Lower Dicker, East Sussex and you will be joining a small talented team of experienced cabinetmakers who have years of experience making bespoke kitchens & furniture.

 

As a cabinetmaker you will need following skills:

 

Setting up and operating a variety of woodworking machines and using various hand tools to fabricate wooden cabinets and high-grade furniture;

 

How to study blueprints and drawings of articles that are to be constructed or repaired;

How to plan sequences of cutting or shaping operations to be performed;

 

Marking outlines or dimension of parts on paper or lumber stock, according to blueprint or drawing specifications;

Matching materials for colour, grain, or texture;

 

Setting up and operating woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, mortisers, tenoners, molders, and shapers, to cut and shape parts from woodstock;

 

Trimming component parts of joints to ensure a snug fit, using hand tools, such as planes, chisels, or wood files;

How to bore holes for insertion of screws or dowels by hand;

 

How to glue, fit, and clamp parts and subassemblies together to form complete unit, using clamps;

Sanding and scraping surfaces and joints of articles to prepare articles for finishing;

 

Repairing high-grade articles of furniture;

 

Installing hardware, such as hinges, catches, and drawer pulls; and

How to repair equipment, and fixtures.

 

If you are interested in a career as a cabinetmaker, please send your CV and a short covering email to us at careers@willowtreeinteriors.com, or contact us on 01435 863844 for further information.