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  • 1) Cuts multiple layers of fabric into parts for articles, such as canvas goods, house furnishings, garments, hats, stuffed toys, and upholstered furniture, using portable electric cutter: Inserts base of cutter under layers of fabric, starts cutter, and guides cutter around edges of pattern or template or along markings on fabric to cut out parts.

  • 2) Drills holes through layers of fabric, using electric drill, or cuts notches in edges of parts with scissors or electric cutter to mark parts for assembly.

  • 3) Sharpens blade with abrasive stone or belt attached to cutter as quality of cut indicates dull blade.

  • 4) Changes cutter blades, using screwdriver or wrench.

  • 5) May guide layers of fabric around blade of stationary cutter, according to pattern markings.

  • 6) May spread fabric on table preparatory to cutting.

  • 7) May separate cutting waste according to color of material.

  • 8) May be designated according to type of cutting machine used as Circular-Knife Cutter, Machine; Straight-Knife Cutter, Machine; or according to type of material, article, or part cut as Canvas Cutter, Machine; Cover Cutter, Machine; Drapery Cutter, Machine; Garment-Parts Cutter, Machine; Hat-Parts Cutter, Machine.

  • 9) May be designated: House-Furnishings Cutter, Machine; Terry-Cloth Cutter, Machine; Upholstery Cutter, Machine.




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DOT:   781.684-014

Job Number: 2653