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"Engravers-Carver"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Engrave or carve designs or lettering onto objects, using hand-held power tools.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Engravers-Carver"

1) Holds workpiece against outer edge of wheel and twists and turns workpiece to grind glass according to marked design.

2) Selects and mounts wheel and miter on lathe, and equips lathe with water to cool wheel and prevent dust.

3) Polishes engravings using felt and cork wheels.

4) Traces, sketches, or presses design or facsimile signature on workpiece by hand, or by using artist equipment.

5) Carves design on workpiece, using electric hand tool.

6) Cuts outline of impression with graver and removes excess material with knife.

7) Prepares workpiece to be engraved or carved, such as glassware, rubber, or plastic product.

8) Attaches engraved workpiece to mount, using cement.

9) Dresses and shapes cutting wheels by holding dressing stone against rotating wheel.

 

 


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Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-A-C        SOC:  51-9194.02