Upholsterers make, rebuild and repair upholstered articles such as chairs, sofas, beds and mattresses.
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This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
- conferring with clients to determine materials and cost of furniture items to be made or repaired
- making and repairing wooden frames, and removing and replacing defective springs
- removing coverings, webbing and padding from old furniture
- securing material, padding, springs and webbing to articles to be upholstered
- measuring and cutting materials and covering furniture
- seaming cushions and joining sections of covering material
- attaching ornamental trims, braids and buttons
- padding and covering spring units to upholster mattresses
- may finish wooden surfaces on furniture
- may remove stains from fabric
- Furniture Upholsterer
- Mattress Maker
Other Careers In This Industry
- Calan Electrical Pty Ltd
- Calan Electrical is looking to hire Electrical apprentices.
The apprentice will work on commercial style projects and work closely with skilled tradesman.
The apprentice will get the opportunity to broaden there knowledge and skills with electrical work and be a qualified electrical tradesman at the end of the apprenticeship.
- Career path
- Learn a specialised skill
- Opportunity to grow within the business
- Trades & ServicesElectricians
- Wed 11 Dec , 2019
- Artarmon, New South Wales
- Tue 10 Dec , 2019
- Wetherill Park, New South Wales
- Fri 6 Dec , 2019
- Moorabbin, Victoria
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