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  • 1) Fabricates and shapes laminated archery bows: Selects dies according to type bow to be produced and bolts dies to bow press.

  • 2) Applies epoxy resin to precut wood and fiberglass parts for laminating.

  • 3) Aligns parts, following reference marks, and clamps parts to press.

  • 4) Cures bows for specified time to form contour of bow, using bow press.

  • 5) Cuts string nocks in bow tips and bevels bow edge, using abrasive wheels and sanders.

  • 6) Shapes and finishes contour of bow, using belt sanders.

  • 7) Examines bow for twist and adjusts string position to compensate for deficiencies noted.

  • 8) Buffs bow to smooth finish, using power buffer.

  • 9) Measures force required to pull bow string to full draw, using scale and pulley device, to determine if bow meets specifications.

  • 10) May apply decorative or identifying decal to bow.

  • 11) May varnish and stain bow to protect surface.

  • 12) May assemble crossbows and be designated Crossbow Maker.

  • 13) May repair defects in bows damaged in production or returned to factory for repair.




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DOT:   732.684-038

Job Number: 1032