Trim, cut, bone, straighten, and curl feathers for use in decorations.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Feather Shapers do?
Trims, cuts, bones, straightens, and curls feathers for use in decorations for displays and garments, using handtools, such as knives and scissors: Draws feather between knife and thumb to curl feather or cuts portion from quill, using knife, to make feather soft and wavy or applies steam to make feather smooth and straight. Trims feather to specified shape, using scissors. May wire, glue, paste, or sew feathers to form specified design. May be designated according to work performed as Brancher; Curler; Cutter; Feather Boner; Feather Trimmer.
Should I be a Feather Shaper?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Also known as:
Brim Shaper, Shape Carver, Shaper, Ship Scraper, Upper Shaper
How to become a Feather Shaper
Feather Shapers 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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