Band-Top Maker

Assemble and rivet metal strips into rectangular latticework.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Band-Top Makers do?

Assembles and rivets metal strips into rectangular latticework used in construction of bedsprings: Lays specified number of long bands on worktable, evenly spaced and parallel. Inserts rivets and rivet collars through holes in bands. Lays cross bands over long bands, lining up holes with protruding rivet shanks. Strikes shanks with hammer to flatten rivets and secure bands together, forming lattice.


Should I be a Band-Top Maker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Band-Top Maker

    Band-Top Makers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Band-Top Maker-related education!
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