Touch-Up Carver

Carve decorative designs on wood smoking pipes to correct defects.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Touch-Up Carvers do?

Carves decorative designs on wood smoking pipes to correct defects, using carving machine or pneumatically powered portable drill: Places designated carving bit in carving machine or drill chuck and tightens bit in chuck, using chuck wrench or pliers. Pushes button to start rotation of carving bit. Holds smoking pipe bowl and shank against bit to recarve designated pattern to specified depth on patched pipe or to correct carving defects.

Should I be a Touch-Up Carver?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • How to become a Touch-Up Carver

    Touch Up Carvers often have a Certificate or higher. Chart?chd=s:9dgaga&chl=no+college+%2880%25%29|certificate+%284%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29||master%27s+%288%25%29|&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,80,80
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