Spindle Frame Carver

Carve spectacle nose pieces of celluloid, plastics, and other material.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Spindle Frame Carvers do?

Carves spectacle nose pieces of celluloid, plastics, and other material, using rotary spindle carving tool: Measures designated sample nose piece to determine dimensional specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Mounts specified cutting tool in machine chuck, using handtools. Starts machine and holds and turns nose piece blank against cutting tool to fabricate nose piece according to specifications.

Should I be a Spindle Frame Carver?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Cable Swager, Flame Planer, Frame Carver, Spindle, Spindle Maker

    How to become a Spindle Frame Carver

    Spindle Frame Carvers 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. Check out these schools offering Spindle Frame Carver-related education!
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