Wood Turner

Wood Turners operate wood turning lathes to turn and shape wood stock.
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    Overview

    Wood Turners operate wood turning lathes to turn and shape wood stock.

    Day-to-day

    • sets up woodworking machines and wood stock for correct cutting, planning, turning, shaping and sanding
    • operates machines to cut, plane, turn, shape and sand work pieces.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding

    To become a Wood Turner

    • You can work as a Wood Turner without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Some workers have a certificate III or IV.

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