Trim, cut, bone, straighten, and curl feathers for use in decorations.
What does a Feather Shaper do?
Trims, cuts, bones, straightens, and curls feathers for use in decorations for displays and garments, using handtools, such as knives and scissors: Draws feather between knife and thumb to curl feather or cuts portion from quill, using knife, to make feather soft and wavy or applies steam to make feather smooth and straight. Trims feather to specified shape, using scissors. May wire, glue, paste, or sew feathers to form specified design. May be designated according to work performed as Brancher; Curler; Cutter; Feather Boner; Feather Trimmer.