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  • 1) Molds full-sized or scale models of products, such as automobiles, automobile parts, television sets, radios, washers, refrigerators, caskets, or boats from clay following artist's sketches or from verbal instructions: Builds rough lumber form to fit around model or centers preformed lath-covered wood frame on grid platform.

  • 2) Kneads clay into slots between laths so clay will adhere to frame.

  • 3) Molds clay by hand to approximate shape.

  • 4) Pulls sheet aluminum forming tool over surface of clay to shape areas that have constant cross sections.

  • 5) Shapes sculptured surfaces, using various types of sculptor's tools and scrapers.

  • 6) Verifies uniformity and smoothness of curved surfaces with splines and sweeps.

  • 7) Scrapes clay from high areas and builds up and smooths low areas to attain desired shape.

  • 8) Cuts cardboard templates for use as guides to shape symmetrical sections.

  • 9) Takes measurements from completed half of model and duplicates them on unfinished half to make both sides symmetrical.

  • 10) Covers bumpers, lights, door handles, and other parts with aluminum foil to simulate chrome or colored glass.




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DOT:   779.281-010

Job Number: 1907