Bisque Cleaner

Clean and finish bisque ware by hand, preparatory to glazing.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Bisque Cleaners do?

Cleans and finishes bisque ware by hand preparatory to glazing: Examines ware for visible defects. Fills cracks, pinholes, and scratches with liquid clay, using brush. Grinds down rough spots with abrasive stones, smooths ware surfaces with sandpaper, and cleans ware with airhose. Holds surface of earthenware against sanding wheel to remove warps, grog, and scratches. Verifies dimensional accuracy of ware to ensure correct fit of lids on such items as compotes and teapots, using templates. Discards substandard pieces.

Should I be a Bisque Cleaner?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Bisque Cleaner

    Bisque Cleaners 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 Bisque Cleaner-related education!
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