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7424 BASKETRY WEAVERS, BRUSH MAKERS AND RELATED WORKERS
 


    Basketry weavers, brush makers and related workers make wicker furniture, brushes and brooms and weave baskets.

    Tasks include -

    (a) making wicker furniture from peeled and softened rattan, reeds, rushes, willow branches and similar materials;

    (b) making various kinds of baskets by interlacing osier, rattan, reeds, rushes or similar materials;

    (c) selecting and preparing brush materials, such as bristles, nylon, fibres and wire, and setting them in brush base;

    (d) selecting and preparing materials, such as broom corn, bass and whisker fibre, and fastening them to broom handles;

    (e) performing related tasks;

    (f) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Maker, basket

  • Maker, brush

  • Maker, furniture/wicker


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Handicraft worker, wooden articles 7331

  • Machine-operator, woodworking - 8240


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.