Construct models and molds for use in casting concrete garden furnitures.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Concrete Sculptors do?
Constructs models and molds for use in casting concrete garden furniture and statuary: Constructs metal armature for use as framework to support figure while modeling. Shapes model, following drawings or pictures, by modeling clay with hands and handtools. Brushes successive coats of rubber paint on clay model to form cast. Covers cast with layers of fiberglass to form shield. Cuts hardened fiberglass shield in sections with hand or power tools and removes shield from model. Removes rubber cast from clay model by peeling or cutting into sections. Reassembles sections of fiberglass shield around rubber cast and fills cast with concrete.
Should I be a Concrete Sculptor?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
Also known as:
Laborer, Concrete Plant, Spinner, Concrete Pipe
How to become a Concrete Sculptor
Concrete Sculptors 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.
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