Basket Assembler II

Cut out premarked basket bottoms from flakeboard sheets, using a bandsaw.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Basket Assembler IIs do?

Performs any combination of following tasks in fabrication of reed and wicker baskets: Cuts out premarked basket bottoms from flakeboard sheet, using bandsaw. Drills specified number of rod holes around edge of each bottom, using gauge and drillpress. Dips end of presized birch dowels into glue pot and inserts rods into holes of bottoms to form basket frames for WEAVER. Bevels ends of soaked reed handle, using knife, and attaches handle to woven basket by inserting ends through woven sides, at specified points, to base of basket. Immerses basket into glue drum to bind woven reed and leaf material to rods and give luster to finished basket.

Should I be a Basket Assembler II?

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

  • Also known as: Basket Assembler

    How to become a Basket Assembler II

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