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Maine Furniture Repair Services - Shop Manager Resume Example

Emma Stewart
XX XXXXXXXXX XXXXX, Gorham, ME 04038
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Professional Summary
Skills and hobbies
  • Negotiation
  • Time Management
  • Persuasion
  • Instructing
  • Production and Processing
  • Bowling
  • Golfing
  • Camping
Experience
Shop manager/finish specialist Oct 2013Jan 2015 Maine Furniture Repair Services Portland, Me
Responsible for all aspects of furniture repair, refinishing and case work. Ordering of materials, provide samples of pigmented lacquers and stains. Fitting the finishing to customer needs.
Finisher Feb 2011Oct 2013 Self employed cabinet finisher Portland, Me
  • Mix finish ingredients to obtain desired colors or shades.
  • Brush, spray, or hand-rub finishing ingredients, such as paint, oil, stain, or wax, onto and into wood grain; then 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.
  • Examine furniture to determine the extent of damage or deterioration, and to decide on the best method for repair or restoration.
  • Recommend woods, colors, finishes, and furniture styles, using knowledge of wood products, fashions, and styles.
  • Select appropriate finishing ingredients such as paint, stain, lacquer, shellac, or varnish, depending on factors such as wood hardness and surface type.
  • Remove accessories prior to finishing, and mask areas that should not be exposed to finishing processes or substances.
Cabinet finisher Jun 2008Mar 2011 Windham Millwork Windham, Me
  • Mix finish ingredients to obtain desired colors or shades.
  • Brush, spray, or hand-rub finishing ingredients, such as paint, oil, stain, or wax, onto and into wood grain; then 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.
  • Paint metal surfaces electrostatically, or by using a spray gun or other painting equipment.
  • Recommend woods, colors, finishes, and furniture styles, using knowledge of wood products, fashions, and styles.
  • Select appropriate finishing ingredients such as paint, stain, lacquer, shellac, or varnish, depending on factors such as wood hardness and surface type.
  • Remove old finishes and damaged or deteriorated parts, using hand tools, stripping tools, sandpaper, steel wool, abrasives, solvents, and/or dip baths.
  • Fill and smooth cracks or depressions, remove marks and imperfections, and repair broken parts, using plastic or wood putty, glue, nails, and/or screws.
  • Follow blueprints to produce specific designs.
  • Disassemble items to prepare them for finishing, using hand tools.
  • Treat warped or stained surfaces to restore original contours and colors.
Finish supervisor May 2007Jan 2008 Hodgdon Yachts Richmond , Me
  • Set up and adjust machines and equipment.
  • Recommend or implement measures to motivate employees and to improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality, or efficiency.
  • Recommend or execute personnel actions, such as hirings, evaluations, and promotions.
  • Keep records of employees' attendance and hours worked.
  • Requisition materials, supplies, equipment parts, or repair services.
  • Confer with management or subordinates to resolve worker problems, complaints, or grievances.
  • Responsible for all finish on custom built yachts
  • Teach proper finishing techniques
 
Mobile spray booth finisher Apr 2000May 2007 Self employed On Site finishing Gorham, Me Offered mobile spray booth services for on site finishing of custom kitchens and misc mill work. Provided convenient services to local woodworkers  to prevent them from transporting their materials prior to finishing. Managed all aspects of the business.
 
Finisher Jun 1998Apr 2000 Wright Ryan Construction Portland, Me Responsible for finishing cabinets and mill work. Install and casework and touch up as needed.
  • Mix finish ingredients to obtain desired colors or shades.
  • Brush, spray, or hand-rub finishing ingredients, such as paint, oil, stain, or wax, onto and into wood grain; then 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.
  • Paint metal surfaces electrostatically, or by using a spray gun or other painting equipment.
  • Select appropriate finishing ingredients such as paint, stain, lacquer, shellac, or varnish, depending on factors such as wood hardness and surface type.
  • Distress surfaces with woodworking tools or abrasives before staining to create an antique appearance, or rub surfaces to bring out highlights and shadings.
Education
High School Diploma : Business May 1977 Lyons Township High School Romeoville, Il
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Previous Companies:

  • Maine Furniture Repair Services
  • Self employed cabinet finisher
  • Windham Millwork

Previous Job Positions:

  • Shop manager
  • finish specialist
  • Finisher
  • Cabinet finisher
  • Finish supervisor

Schools:

  • Lyons Township High School

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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