Creaser

Tend heated presses to fold and crease edges of leathers.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $27,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Creasers do?

Tends heated press to fold and crease edges of leather for products, such as coin purses, wallets, and cigarette cases: Positions die in ram and turns setscrews to secure die. Positions and bolts template guide on machine guide, using screwdriver and wrench. Turns rheostat to adjust heating element in ram to specified temperature. Folds leather part along fold line, using fingers. Positions folded part in guide template, and depresses pedal to lower heated creasing ram onto leather part to crease fold in edge of leather. Releases pedal to raise ram and removes part from machine.


Should I be a Creaser?

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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Collar Fuser

    How to become a Creaser

    Most Creasers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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