Umbrella Finisher

Mount puffs, enlarge handle holes, and glue handles on umbrellas.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Umbrella Finishers do?

Mounts puffs, enlarges handle hole, and glues handles on umbrellas: Places leather or cloth puffs over umbrella rod to cover top. Hammers ferrule over end of rod to secure puff in position. Reams socket of handle to enlarge hole, using floor-mounted electric drill. Spreads glue inside hole with brush and inserts handle into rod of umbrella frame. Opens umbrella cover and steams it over nozzle of steamer to remove wrinkles. Examines umbrellas and sets aside defective umbrellas for corrective processing. Inserts completed umbrellas into paper of plastic tubes preparatory to packing.

Should I be an Umbrella Finisher?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become an Umbrella Finisher

    Umbrella Finishers 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 Umbrella Finisher-related education!
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