Prepare wicker material for weaving


Apply preliminary treatment such as soaking to prepare the chosen materials and cut it to the right dimensions by means of drilling, heating, bending or other techniques.

Alternative labels

provide wicker material for weaving
arrange wicker material for weaving
preparing wicker material for weaving
develop wicker material for weaving
supply wicker material for weaving
prepare wicker materials for weaving

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Prepare wicker material for weaving is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Wicker furniture maker: Wicker furniture makers choose and prepare materials such as softened rattan or willow branches in order to produce wicker furniture such as chairs, tables and couches. They use hand, power or machine tools to cut, bend and weave materials to create the desired objects. Finally, they treat the surface to ensure a finished look and protect it from corrosion and fire using waxes, lacquers and other coatings.
Basketmaker: Basketmakers use stiff fibres to manually weave objects such as containers, baskets, mats and furniture. They use various traditional techniques and materials according to the region and the intended use of the object.

Optional skill

Prepare wicker material for weaving is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022