Hand Outside Cutter
Cut upper shoe parts from leather or other materials.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Hand Outside Cutters do?
Cuts upper shoe parts from leather or other material, using hand knife: Selects material and cutting pattern according to specifications. Marks defects, such as brands, cuts, and scars, using chalk, and cuts leather against grain to minimize stretch. Positions pattern over material on cutting board. Draws knife along edge of pattern to cut parts. Bundles cut parts. Marks size on top part, using pencil.
Should I be a Hand Outside Cutter?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
Calm Under Pressure:
You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Also known as:
Outside Cutter, Hand, Outsider, Outsole Cutter, Hand, Upper Cutter-Out
How to become a Hand Outside Cutter
Most Hand Outside Cutters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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