Tend machines that stretch and soften fur pelts.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Stretchers do?
Tends machine that stretches and softens fur pelts that are too hard or rumpled to pass through fur-shaving machine: Depresses pedal to separate power-driven rollers of machine and inserts skin between rollers. Releases pedal and holds skin as corrugated rollers stretch skin, softening it for further processing into hatter’s fur.
Should I be a Stretcher?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Also known as:
Brim Stretcher, Fur Stretcher, Leather Stretcher, Screen Stretcher, Switcher
How to become a Stretcher
Stretchers 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.
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