Welcome to the fascinating world of the little-known and the obscure! We all know about the more common jobs – the doctors, the lawyers, the teachers – but there is a whole other world of jobs that are far more interesting, far more unique, and far more rare. 

From the legendary Takumi craftsmanship at Nissan’s Yokohama factory to the mud experts of Jim Bintliff and Lena Blackburne Baseball Rubbing Mud, these thirteen jobs are sure to surprise and amaze you. And who would have thought that the making of a Japanese sword requires eight experts or that someone could make a living by farming butterflies? 

We invite you to explore this list of thirteen extremely rare and little-known jobs and discover the stories behind them. From the master model builders of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre to the forensic entomologists who use bugs to solve mysteries, these jobs are sure to fascinate and inspire. 

So without further ado, let us begin our journey into the obscure and the unknown. Enjoy.

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