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Andrew Betschman

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1807 days ago

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Hey guys as I’m done with woodworking college at the end of the year, I was wondering where the woodworking job are? Any job in the states or in New Brunswick Canada?

-- Andrew, Ohio http://andrewmbetschman.com/


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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 1807 days ago

I have no idea, but better go on to computer science until the hiring starts ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 1807 days ago

I wish you well Rio but many people are wondering were the woodworking jobs are. You might run an add in woodshopnews or finewoodworking.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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GMman

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#3 posted 1807 days ago

Moncton and Saint John New Brunswick Canada is where the work is now all those that went to Alberta are coming back and going to Moncton and St John

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KayBee

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#4 posted 1807 days ago

Rio, that’s the $64,000 question. Best of luck.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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Andrew Betschman

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#5 posted 1806 days ago

thanks

-- Andrew, Ohio http://andrewmbetschman.com/

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cypresswoodworker

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#6 posted 1806 days ago

Woodworking jobs are everywhere..Fine woodworking is totally different animal. Your piece is so awlsome i want it!! Yet with the economy at least i can look.

-- If at first you don't succeed...Buy another tool !!

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Andrew Betschman

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#7 posted 1805 days ago

I’m definitely looking for fine woodworking jobs.

-- Andrew, Ohio http://andrewmbetschman.com/

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Andrew Betschman

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#8 posted 1760 days ago

is any hiring woodworkers in architectural or custom mill work shops?

-- Andrew, Ohio http://andrewmbetschman.com/

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Moron

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#9 posted 1760 days ago

I can only speak for this area…..............and its a crap shoot as some shaps are very busy and others are dead.

being fresh out of school and having been there myself (about 30 years ago)....it’s tougher to find work in the “fine furniture/cabinet” shops

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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bruc101

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#10 posted 1760 days ago

You can take a look at this and it’ll give you an idea of how the woodworking industry is right now. Notice the difference in jobs available and “seeking employment”
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/exchanges/jobs.cgi

bruc

-- Bruce http://plans.sawmillvalley.org http://www.sawmillgirls.com

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#11 posted 1760 days ago

I would recommend that you network…go to places that perspective employers will be…like industry shows and seminars….talk to folks…thats the best place in the world to see what is in demand…and of course use the internet.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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Andrew Betschman

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#12 posted 1755 days ago

Thanks guys. Any other sites for looking for jobs in custom furniture shops and architectural/cabinet shops?

-- Andrew, Ohio http://andrewmbetschman.com/

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Andrew Betschman

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#13 posted 1733 days ago

Any tips on resumes?

-- Andrew, Ohio http://andrewmbetschman.com/

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#14 posted 1733 days ago

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#15 posted 1733 days ago

I know a kid that started at Rio Grande this semester. He worked with me and my brother up in the Centerburg/Mt. Vernon area. Do you have any contact with the freshmen? His name is Isaac Chester.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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