Veneer Matcher

Match precut veneer strips.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Veneer Matchers do?

Matches precut veneer strips according to grain, pattern, and shade to form face sheet of specified size: Lays strips of veneer on table and inspects them for defects. Stacks rejected strips aside for removal. Arranges suitable pieces in order of similar grain, pattern, and shade to form face sheet of specified minimum width. Numbers strips in sequence for assembly and stacks them on pallet. May trim end pieces to size, using knife. May assemble strips into flitches in matched pattern sequence for assembly. May match and tape together veneer sheets for use in furniture manufacture and be designated Veneer Matcher.

Should I be a Veneer Matcher?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: General Matcher, Veneer Measurer

    How to become a Veneer Matcher

    Most Veneer Matchers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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