Wooden Frame Builder

Assemble wood frames for box springs and studio couches.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Wooden Frame Builders do?

Assembles wood frames for box springs and studio couches, using handtools: Positions precut frame parts, such as sides, ends, and braces in fixture, and glues, staples, and screws them together to fabricate box spring frame, using handtools, hand stapler, and glue applicator. Trims and smooths edges of frame, using saw and planer. Nails, screws, bolts, and glues precut couch framing and attaches legs, arms, and back pieces, using handtools. Nails, screws, or bolts plywood or other material to frame to form bedding box. May cut wood parts, according to specifications, using power tools. May attach hardware, such as caster, hand-pulls, and spring hinges. May staple spring assembly to wooden frame to form box spring unit, using pneumatic staple gun. May be designated according to type of frame assembled as Box-Spring-Frame Builder; Studio-Couch-Frame Builder.


Should I be a Wooden Frame Builder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Box-Spring-Frame Builder, Studio-Couch-Frame Builder

    How to become a Wooden Frame Builder

    Wooden Frame Builders 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 Wooden Frame Builder-related education!
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