Feather Duster Winder

Fabricate feather dusters.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Feather Duster Winders do?

Fabricates feather dusters, using scissors, shears, and winding machine: Clamps wooden handle in chuck of winding machine. Pulls wire from reel and attaches wire to grooved end of handle. Starts machine to rotate handle and inserts quills under wire as it winds around handle. Stops machine and cuts wire, using shears. Tacks paper cuff around wire and wraps end of wire around tack. Trims feathers to specified length, using scissors.

Should I be a Feather Duster Winder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Feather Duster Winder

    Feather Duster Winders 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. Check out these schools offering Feather Duster Winder-related education!
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