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Wood Carver Hand Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$36,473 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wood Carver Hand is $36,473 a year and $18 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Wood Carver Hand is between $28,014 and $43,375. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Carves ornamental designs into wooden furniture parts, using handtools and woodworking machines: studies sketches and dimensions of ornamental designs submitted by architect, customer, or design department, visualizes finished product, and draws design to scale, using drawing instruments.
  • Transfers design to wooden furniture part by tracing over drawing and carbon paper with stylus.
  • Clamps furniture part in vise and roughs out design freehand or by cutting along lines marked on wood, using chisel and mallet, jigsaw, and router.
  • Selects chisels, gouges, files, and rasps and determines sequence of their use according to intricacy of design.
  • Cuts, trims, or touches up roughed out design, using handtools to finish design.
  • Verifies dimensions of carving, using rule and dividers.
  • Taps stippling tool with mallet to stipple design.
  • May saw precut wooden blocks into rough shaped decorative items, using chain saw and portable power saw.
  • May finish carvings roughed out on router, spindle carver, or wood-carving machine and be designated skin carver.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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