Wire Frame Lampshade Maker

Construct wire lampshade frames.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Wire Frame Lampshade Makers do?

Constructs wire lampshade frames, working from blueprints, sketches, and models, using handtools and wireworking machines: Builds jig of heavy gauge wire to fix position of framing members and hold them in position during production assembly and welding operations, using handtools. Inserts forming blocks and wire stops into machines and adjusts stops and rollers, using handtools. Loads automatic wire-cutting machine and feeds lengths of wire cut to size into wire-forming roller and bending machines. Positions top and bottom frame rings over jig and spot welds framing members to rings.


Should I be a Wire Frame Lampshade Maker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Filament Shaper, Shade Bander

    How to Become a
    Wire Frame Lampshade Maker

    Wire Frame Lampshade Makers 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 Wire Frame Lampshade Maker-related education!
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