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  • 1) Engraves metal dies to represent portraits, landscapes, figures, and ornamental engravings used to make plates to print bonds, stamps, currency, diplomas, and other paper documents, following models and oral instructions: Traces model of drawing on gelatin sheet, using magnifying glasses and graver.

  • 2) Makes wax impression of tracing, transfers tracing to polished metal die, and stains design with weak acid solution.

  • 3) Engraves or etches lines, dots, and dashes in specified depths, widths, spacings, and directions to portray features, such as drapery, foliage, or flesh by either one or combination of following methods: Draws design through transparent, acid-resistant background on metal plate, using tempered steel point, and washes design with acid that etches lines and other markings in metal surface to produce representations of images, such as wood, stone, foliage, and sky.

  • 4) Cuts or carves lines of design in surface of metal die, using graver.

  • 5) Repeats cuts to obtain required depth for portrayal of images, such as flesh, hair, drapery, and clothing.

  • 6) Makes proof of engraved design, examines proof print, and reworks engraving as required.

  • 7) May engrave lettering on plates and be designated Engraver, Letter.




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DOT:   979.281-018

Job Number: 3602