Foot Miter Operator

Miter and cut molding stocks for picture frames.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Foot Miter Operators do?

Miters and cuts molding stock for picture frames to specified length and angle, using miter knife: Turns screws to adjust feed guides to width of molding and to adjust stop that measures molding for cutting. Turns handwheel to raise or lower miter bars that protect edges from splintering. Inserts molding between guides and depresses foot treadle or pulls hand lever to lower knife that cuts one end of stock at 45 degree angle. Places molding against stop and under second blade that cuts other end to specified length and 45 degree angle. May make several cuts with knife to complete full cut of thick stock.

Should I be a Foot Miter Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Hand-Miter Operator

    How to become a Foot Miter Operator

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