Gluer and Wedger

Glue and shape fibrous veneer strips to wooden shuttle blanks.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Gluer and Wedgers do?

Glues and shapes fibrous veneer strips to sides and ends of wooden shuttle blanks: Brushes glue on veneer strips and aligns them on sides of shuttle blanks to form even surface. Clamps several veneered shuttle blanks together in rack and hangs racks in drying room. Removes racks and brushes glue on underside of veneer strips at tapered shuttle ends, and hammers wooden wedges around tapered ends of shuttles in rack to shape strips to shuttle form. Returns racks to drying rooms.

Should I be a Gluer and Wedger?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Wedger-and-Gluer

    How to become a Gluer and Wedger

    Gluer and Wedgers 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 Gluer and Wedger-related education!
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