Plow and Boring Machine Tender

Tend machines that cut grooves and bore holes in window sash stiles.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Plow and Boring Machine Tenders do?

Tends machine that cuts grooves and bores holes in window sash stiles for insertion of sash weight cords: Sets stop according to length of stiles and tightens it, using wrench. Starts machine and places woodstock on machine table against guide. Pushes stock over rotating cutter to cut grooves until piece strikes stop. Activates drill to cut hole at end of groove. Stacks completed work on skid.

Should I be a Plow and Boring Machine Tender?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • How to Become a
    Plow and Boring Machine Tender

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