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  • 1) Selects, laminates, shapes, and finishes woods, plastics, and metals to make archery bows: Selects materials from stock according to customer's specifications, and preshapes parts, using handtools and power tools.

  • 2) Applies specified adhesives between parts.

  • 3) Assembles parts and places assembled bows in glue press to cure.

  • 4) Heats bows in steam box until pliable and clamps bows on form to shape curves and recurves.

  • 5) Trims and smooths bows, using handtools and sandpaper.

  • 6) Stains, paints, and varnishes bows according to specifications.

  • 7) May apply decals to bows.

  • 8) May rework or repair damaged bow and be designated Bow Repairer, Custom.

  • 9) May make arrows, using die cutter to cut feathers used on arrows.




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DOT:   732.381-010

Job Number: 1031