Bowl Turner

Turn corncob pipe bowls on high-speed lathes.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Bowl Turners do?

Turns corncob pipe bowls on high-speed lathe, using cutting tool. Places cob on revolving spindle of lathe. Holds and moves cutting tool against revolving cob to shape cob, according to size and contours of finished models.

Should I be a Bowl Turner?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Bowl Topper, Hand Turner, Last Turner, Stock Turner, Tub Turner

    How to become a Bowl Turner

    Bowl Turners often have a Certificate or higher. Chart?chd=s:9dgaga&chl=no+college+%2880%25%29|certificate+%284%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29||master%27s+%288%25%29|&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,80,80
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