Tend machines that cut dowels, and groove and point dowels for use.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Dowel Pointers do?
Tends machine that cuts dowels from dowel rod, and grooves and points dowels for use: Selects guide sockets according to diameter of stock, and secures sockets in automatic feedhead with locking thumbscrews. Adjusts saws to cut dowels to specified length. Starts machine, and inserts dowel rods in guide sockets to be cut and pointed. May sort and stack finished dowels in rack.
Should I be a Dowel Pointer?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
How to become a Dowel Pointer
Dowel Pointers often have a Certificate or higher.
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