Binder and Box Builder

Replace worn linings on shuttle boxes or binders.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$23,000 – $60,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Binder and Box Builders do?

Replaces worn fiber, felt, leather, cork, or asbestos linings on shuttle box and shuttle binder: Removes lining by cutting lining with knife and punching out rivets, using hammer and punch. Smooths surface to be recovered, using file and sandpaper. Punches or drills holes in lining to match those in binder or box front, using hand punch or electric drill. Brushes glue on lining and rivets or screws lining to binder or box front, using riveting machine or screwdriver. Places binders and box fronts in vise or clamps to dry. Removes vise or clamps after glue has dried and trims and smooths lining, using knife and sandpaper. May replace linings on other loom parts, such as clutch plates and brake bands.

Should I be a Binder and Box Builder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Binder Fixer

    How to become a Binder and Box Builder

    Most Binder and Box Builders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9facaa&chl=no+college+%2864%25%29|certificate+%2832%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|bachelor%27s+%283%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,64,64
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