Wooden Boat Repairer/Rebuilders fabricate, repair, or modify wooden boats to specifications and drawings. This includes preparing sketches and layouts; creating designs; selecting materials such as woods and veneer; operating hand tools; making joints and performing fastening procedures; fabricating fastenings; and assembling, finishing, and surfacing boat components. Rebuilders/Repairers operate both computer-assisted design systems and wood cutting equipment.
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Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers earn $14.00-$17.00 per hour.