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Cabinetmaking

Working in wood to create high quality furniture and units, showing skill and an aesthetic understanding of design and finish.

Cabinetmaking could be for you if you like:

  • Being creative
  • Craftsmanship
  • Making things
  • Using tools

More about this skill

Craftsmanship is at the heart of cabinetmaking. In an age of mass production the cabinetmaker produces lasting work designed to be appreciated for many generations. Cabinetmakers must combine creativity and innovation with precision and accuracy and demonstrate a high appreciation of how to use the beauty of wood to best effect.


Medallists

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

  • Photo of CHIN-HAO CHENG

    CHIN-HAO CHENG

    Chinese Taipei
    Gold

  • Photo of Sven Bürki

    Sven Bürki

    Switzerland
    Gold

  • Photo of Fabio Serpa

    Fabio Serpa

    Brazil
    Bronze

  • Photo of Angus Bruce-Gardner

    Angus Bruce-Gardner

    United Kingdom
    Bronze

WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

  • Photo of Manfred Zink

    Manfred Zink

    Austria
    Gold

  • Photo of Edward Harringman

    Edward Harringman

    United Kingdom
    Gold

  • Photo of Daniel Rabensteiner

    Daniel Rabensteiner

    South Tyrol, Italy
    Gold

  • Photo of Attila Laszlo

    Attila Laszlo

    Hungary
    Gold

  • Photo of Ho Jun Lee

    Ho Jun Lee

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of YU-CHI LUO

    YU-CHI LUO

    Chinese Taipei
    Bronze

WorldSkills Leipzig 2013

  • Photo of George Callow

    George Callow

    United Kingdom
    Gold

  • Photo of Antrei Hartikainen

    Antrei Hartikainen

    Finland
    Silver

  • Photo of Thomas Lindner

    Thomas Lindner

    Austria
    Bronze

  • Photo of Matthias Gschnitzer

    Matthias Gschnitzer

    South Tyrol, Italy
    Bronze


Standards Specification

The WorldSkills Standards Specification specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.