Turning and Beading Machine Operator

Tend machines that round and trim assembled blanks.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Turning and Beading Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that rounds and trims assembled blanks for heads of barrels or bottoms of baskets: Adjusts limit of horizontal swing saw to shape blanks of specified size. Centers and clamps blank in chuck of machine. Starts machine and moves feed lever that swings rotating saw against blank and simultaneously starts chuck and blank revolving. Holds saw against revolving blank to trim and shape periphery. Opens jaws of chuck and removes finished head. May remove defects from barrel heading material, using circular saw. May be designated according to part formed as Basket-Bottom-Rounding-Machine Operator; Head-Turning-Machine Operator.


Should I be a Turning and Beading Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to Become a
    Turning and Beading Machine Operator

    Most Turning and Beading Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2891%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,91,91
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