A person in Portage who makes fine furniture, decorative cornices, etc. is known as a 'Cabinet Maker'. Cabinet makers practice using different woodworking skills to create cabinets, shelving and lots of furniture. Cabinet making skill comprises techniques such as creating suitable joints, dados, bevels, chamfers and shelving systems. Also, cabinet makers in Portage use finishing tools such as routers to create decorative edgings. The ultimate focus of these cabinet makers is the construction of cabinetry. In the 19th century, there was a growing demand in most of the industrialized countries for marvelously made furniture. This ultimately resulted in a growth in the total number of traditional cabinet makers.