Furniture Finishers

Furniture Finishers

Shape, finish, and refinish damaged, worn, or used furniture or new high-grade furniture to specified color or finish.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Cooperation * Persistence * Independence * Innovation * Initiative * Concern for Others * Integrity * Leadership

Representative Tasks * Brush, spray, or hand-rub finishing ingredients, such as paint, oil, stain, or wax, onto and into wood grain and apply lacquer or other sealers. * Smooth, shape, and touch up surfaces to prepare them for finishing, using sandpaper, pumice stones, steel wool, chisels, sanders, or grinders. * Remove old finishes and damaged or deteriorated parts, using hand tools, stripping tools, sandpaper, steel wool, abrasives, solvents, or dip baths.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Construction, Government,

Job Family Production

Sample Job Titles Antique Finisher, Antique Refinisher, Antiquer, Cabinet Finisher, Caner, Chair Finisher, Finish Patcher, Finish Repair Worker, Finish Sprayer, Finisher, Frame Repairer, Furniture Finisher, Furniture Polisher, Furniture Refinisher, Furniture Repair Technician, Furniture Repairer, Furniture Restorer, Furniture Sander, Furniture Technician, Grainer, Hand Sander, Hardwood Finisher, Lacquer Sprayer, Machine Grainer, Piano Refinisher, Recoater, Refinisher, Repair Technician, Sander, Sealer Sander, Sprayer, Stain Sprayer, Stain Wiper, Television Cabinet Finisher, Utility Spray Operator, Varnish Finisher, Wood Cabinet Finisher, Wood Coater, Wood Filler, Wood Finisher, Wood Grainer, Wood Polisher, Wooden Furniture Polisher.