Operate multiple-blade sawing machines to straighten edges of rough lumber.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Pony Edgers do?
Operates multiple-blade sawing machine to straighten edges of rough lumber and cut lumber into boards of prescribed widths: Starts machine. Lays rough board on edger table and spaces saw blades so that board of highest quality will be cut from rough board. Adjusts power-feeding mechanism to thickness of board. Pushes board into feed rollers which force board between saws that straighten edges of board. May replace dull saw blades.
Should I be a Pony Edger?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
Also known as:
Edger Feeder, Edgerman, Edger Runner, Edging Catcher, Tail Edger
How to become a Pony Edger
Most Pony Edgers 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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