Replace bow hairs of stringed instrument bows.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Bow Rehairers do?
Replaces bow hair of stringed instrument bows, using handtools: Disassembles bow and removes spent hair, using handtools. Examines and cleans bow parts. Hand-carves replacement wedges and plugs. Selects new hairs of similar color and binds one end with yarn and resin. Secures bound end in one end of bow and secures it with wedges. Combs hair and binds loose ends with yarn and resin. Secures end in bow with wedges.
Should I be a Bow Rehairer?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
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How to become a Bow Rehairer
Most Bow Rehairers have a Certificate.
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