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Craft Tour Poster #3 - Mason, Carpenter & Painter

Craft Tour Poster #3 - Mason, Carpenter & Painter

Regular price $35.00 USD
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The craft professional posters highlight three craft areas per poster. This poster features the mason, carpenter and painter.

This poster is 17”x 44” and sold individually. Allow four to six weeks for delivery because this item is printed on demand. Please note that due to this item being print on demand, it can not be returned or exchanged.


Poster Content

MASON

WAGES: $26.38 Hourly / $54,860 Annual*

If you dream of building a structure with your own two hands, or restoring historical buildings, you may want to get training in masonry. Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons use bricks, concrete blocks, and natural stones to build attractive, durable surfaces and structures. These craft professionals have created buildings, walls, and roads for thousands of years and will continue to do so long into the future.

Education: One to two years of classroom training or three to four years of on-the-job training. Coursework in mathematics, mechanical drawing and general shop are helpful.


Qualifications: Strong work ethic, dependability and basic math skills. Must be able to lift heavy material and be able to stand, bend and kneel for extended periods of time. Dexterity and good hand-eye coordination are helpful as well.


CARPENTER

WAGES: $26.04 Hourly / $54,157 Annual*

Do you like building, traveling and being outdoors? Commercial and industrial carpenters construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures. These carpenters are involved in many different kinds of construction, from buildings to highways and bridges to power plants.


Education: Three to four years of classroom and on-the-job training. High school classes in algebra, geometry, physics, mechanical drawing, blueprint reading and general shop are good preparation.


Qualifications: Carpenters need manual dexterity, good hand-eye coordination, physical fitness and a good sense of balance. The ability to solve mathematical problems quickly and accurately also is required.


PAINTER

WAGES: $19.13 Hourly / $39,780 Annual**

Do you have an artistic side? Try your hand at becoming a professional painter and apply the right paint, stain, varnish, or other finish to buildings and industrial structures. This career path ranges from industrial spray painters who apply coatings to prevent deterioration to decorative artisans who create faux finishes.


Education: Two to four years of classroom and on-the-job training Helpers and apprentices receive training on topics such as color harmony, surface preparation, application techniques and paint mixing.


Qualifications: Good manual dexterity, vision, and color sense, as well as physical stamina and balance. For industrial painting, a certification from the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) may be necessary.

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