Assembled Wood Products Repairer

Repair surface defects of wood products.
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Salary Range
$25,000 – $72,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Assembled Wood Products Repairers do?

Repairs surface defects of wood products, such as sashes, doors, furniture, cabinet work, mirror frames, and picture frames to prepare them for finishing, gilding, painting, or packaging: Visually inspects workpiece for rough edges, surface nicks, dents, nail holes, cracks, open seams, veneer blisters, glue, dirt, or inspector’s marks. Trims and smooths rough edges and surfaces, and removes scratches, dirt, and glue, using knife, scraper, sandpaper, and portable electric sander. Applies moisture and heat to remove dents, using wet sponge and electric iron. Fills cracks, seams, depressions, and nail holes with filler, such as putty. Touches up defects and filler, using stain, paint, or touchup crayons. Lifts and glues loose veneer to surface. May cut out damaged or blistered veneer or molding and trim, fit, and glue matching piece in place. May reglue defective joints [GLUER 762.687-034]. May be designated by product repaired as Repairer, Mirror And Picture Frame; Repairer, Sash And Door; Repairer, Wood Furniture.

Should I be an Assembled Wood Products Repairer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to Become an
    Assembled Wood Products Repairer

    Assembled Wood Products Repairers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Assembled Wood Products Repairer-related education!
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