Molding Cutter

Tend machines that cut to length and miters ends of molding or shim strips.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Molding Cutters do?

Tends machine that cuts to length and miters ends of molding or shim strips: Slides end-stop against rule to set machine to cut molding of specified length. Slides stock under knife against stop while chopper knife descends automatically to cut molding, or depresses treadle or pulls lever to lower knife that cuts and miters molding. Stacks cut molding on rack. May change chopper blades when blades become worn.

Should I be a Molding Cutter?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Molder Setter

    How to become a Molding Cutter

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