Jewel Blocker and Sawyer

Cut boules into small squares by successive blocking and sawing operations.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $61,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Jewel Blocker and Sawyers do?

Cuts boules into small squares by successive blocking and sawing operations: Secures boule on block with melted sealing wax preparatory to sawing. Cuts boules into half moons, using saw equipped with diamond-impregnated circular copper blade. Turns indexing handle to move saw blade for successive cuts. Blocks half moons and saws them into strips. Blocks and saws strips into squares. Trues blades after diamond dust has been pressed into cutting rim in hydraulic press, by peening on flat metal surface until metal is so distributed throughout blade that blade does not snake when turning.

Should I be a Jewel Blocker and Sawyer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Jewel Sawyer

    How to become a Jewel Blocker and Sawyer

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