Stock Parts Fabricator

Lay out, cut, and laminate woodstock for boat components.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Stock Parts Fabricators do?

Lays out, cuts, and laminates woodstock for boat components such as bulkheads and doors: Traces outline of component part on plywood stock, using pattern and marking devices. Cuts part from stock along lines scribed from pattern, using portable jigsaw. Cuts grooves in part to accommodate interpanel wiring, using portable router, and positions precut electrical wiring in grooves. Applies contact cement to plastic laminate sheet and component part, using glue roller. Positions and glues sheet on part and presses out air bubbles, using roller. Trims edges of laminate sheet to shape of component part, using portable router.

Should I be a Stock Parts Fabricator?

You should have a high school 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.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Filament-Wound Parts Fabricator

    How to become a Stock Parts Fabricator

    Stock Parts Fabricators 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 Stock Parts Fabricator-related education!
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