Today, when it comes to carpentry, everyone thinks of woodworkers. Carpenters are a favorite way of making small carpentry in the family and craft factories. Today, in factories manufacturing and processing wood in general, carpenters working there are called carpentry workers.
Who is a carpenter?
From plains to hilly areas, wooden objects can easily be found in any family. Wood is considered one of the primary and most important materials, and it serves the production and daily life of the Vietnamese people throughout the history of development for thousands of years.
The workers are the ones who shape the wood and send the soul into timber. They formed a profession with a straightforward name – Carpentry.
A carpenter works with construction and repair of items, structures made from wood. Moreover, they are passionate about things built from timber and create wooden products from their skillful hands.
What do carpenters do?
The carpenter’s main work includes:
Wood processing, product shaping according to the design template, using tools such as wood shavings, sawing, chiseling, hammering, drilling, cutting machines …
Calculate and measure the specifications on materials correctly.
Constructing and installing wooden stair architectures, wooden doors, wooden floors, checking, painting and fixing, replacing door frames, stairs … (for those in charge of wood architecture in construction).
Works such as designing vignettes, filing, trimming, carving fine arts, assembling, painting, polishing, and finishing products.
Creation, updating new designs, ensuring adequate sources of materials (for home appliances or artisans).
Marketing the products, introduce products to users.
There are many different tools for carpentry. But if you are a beginner of woodworking, you need the following tools:
– Hand-held saws: this machine is very suitable for cutting small details in a quick time.
– Hand circular sawing machine: works for sewing curves or circles
– Hand-held grinding and cutting machine: It is designed to be compact and easy to use with many features used to sharpen or smooth welds, sharp edges in small positions or corners.
– The wood-shaping machine, drill screw machine
– Sanding machine: is a tool to help you save a lot of time and effort compared to the conventional polishing method.
Where do carpenters work?
Usually, every mention of carpenters is immediately thought of wood. Therefore, their work will be a place to store a lot of wood like wood factories. Woodworking has a tradition, and woodworking workshops are often distributed in clusters, it forming craft villages. Those who dream of becoming carpenters can work in the woodworking workshops of these villages or the wood factories of the handicraft companies.
How to become a carpenter?
To become a carpenter, you can apply for training at woodworking workshops, in the famous craft villages. Besides, you can ultimately learn carpentry at home and open yourself a woodworking workshop. However, studying carpentry alone at home is quite hard. You can gain knowledge through the Internet and test. It will be a lot harder than going to carpentry villages to get a job because in there you can be guided by artisans who have extensive experience in woodworking.
Carpentry is very hard but also very interesting. Carpenters are critical people; they create extremely sophisticated wooden objects. These wood products have great value for human life. So, Let’s love the carpenters ^^.