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7331 HANDICRAFT WORKERS IN WOOD AND RELATED MATERIALS
 


    Handicraft workers in wood and related materials apply traditional techniques to prepare wood, straw, rattan, reeds, stone, clay, shells, and other materials, and carve, mould, assemble, weave, or paint and decorate various articles for personal or household use, or for decorative purposes.

    Tasks include -

    (a) preparing wood, straw, rattan, reeds, stone, shells, or similar materials;

    (b) carving, assembling, weaving, painting and decorating various articles for personal or household use such as salad bowls, serving-spoons, cutting-boards, trays, vases, jugs, baskets, straw hats, straw mats and similar objects;

    (c) carving, assembling, weaving and painting various decorative articles such as statues and other sculptures, chess pieces, jewellery, and similar objects;

    (d) performing related tasks;

    (e) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Handicraft worker, reed weaving

  • Handicraft worker, stone articles

  • Handicraft worker, wooden articles


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Maker, brush - 7424

  • Machine-operator, carving/stone products - 8212

  • Machine-operator, wood products -8240


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.