Cut, braid and shape the felt-covered wires to form head clips.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Hat Braiders do?
Cuts, braids, and shapes felt-covered wire to form head clips: Pulls several feet of tubing from spool and cuts to specified length, using cutting pliers. Wraps tubing over nail driven into worktable and braids tubing to form decorative effect. Crimps together exposed wire at ends of tubing to form continuous loop, cutting sharp ends to prevent injury to wearer’s head. Spreads tubing with fingers and forces it over knee to form head shape. Packs completed head clips in cartons for shipment.
Should I be a Hat Braider?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Braider, Cable Braider, Hot Braider, Wheel Braider
How to become a Hat Braider
Hat Braiders 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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