Model Makers, Wood

Model Makers, Wood

Construct full-size and scale wooden precision models of products. Includes wood jig builders and loft workers.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Self Control * Innovation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Analytical Thinking * Stress Tolerance * Cooperation * Initiative * Achievement/Effort

Representative Tasks * Verify dimensions and contours of models during hand-forming processes, using templates and measuring devices. * Set up, operate, and adjust a variety of woodworking machines such as bandsaws and planers to cut and shape sections, parts, and patterns, according to specifications. * Read blueprints, drawings, or written specifications, and consult with designers to determine sizes and shapes of patterns and required machine setups.


Construction, Government,

Job Family Production

Sample Job Titles Architectural Wood Model Maker, Building Craftsman, CAD Technician (Computer Aided Drafting Technician), Craftsman, Jig Builder, Last Model Maker, Loft Worker, Loft Worker Apprentice, Lofter, Model Builder, Model Maker, Product Craftsman, Product Development Carpenter, Product Engineer, Production Wood Craftsman, Sample Builder, Sample Maker, Sample Worker, Special Craftsman, Technical Craftsman, Wood Craftsman, Wood Last Maker, Wood Model Builder, Wood Window and Door Craftsman, Woodworking Craftsman.