Bend pliable wooden parts by hand after steaming.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Hand Benders do?
Bends pliable wooden parts by hand after steaming: Places stock in vat of boiling water. Removes stock from vat when pliable and places part in form. Presses stock around form and clamps free end of stock to form. Places form containing stock on handtruck and transfers them to kiln to dry and set in permanent shape.
Should I be a Hand Bender?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
Also known as:
Bend Up, Wire Bender, Hand
How to become a Hand Bender
Hand Benders 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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