The average pay for a Musical Bow Maker is $44,444 a year and $21 an hour in Nevada, United States.
The average salary range for a Musical Bow Maker is between $33,187 and $53,850.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nevada, United States.
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Constructs bows for stringed instruments, using handtools and power tools: selects specified wood to shape bow, utilizing knowledge of bow styles.
Cuts and shapes bow blank from wood, using bandsaw, plane, file, and knife.
Positions blank over alcohol flame and bends blank to obtain desired curve of bow.
Cuts, glues, and solders ornamental material, such as ebony, ivory, tortoise shell, and silver, to form parts of bow, such as frog and ferrule, using bandsaw, torch, and caliper.
Drills or chisels mortise in lead of bow or frog to insert bow hair, using lathe, chisel, and hammer.
Ties knot in end of bow hair, combs hair to straighten strands, using brush, and inserts hair into mortise, through ferrule, and into frog of bow.
Secures bow hair in place with wooden wedge.
Smooths and stains bow to achieve desired appearance, using sandpaper, stain, and rags.
Adjusts weight, balance, and stiffness of bow by adding or removing decorative material, using handtools.
Replaces bow hair bow rehairer and repairs bows.
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