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Job Description:

  • 1) Lays out and cuts decorative insets for hard-surface floor covering: Lays out design and makes pattern from blueprint, using drafting tools.

  • 2) Selects material according to type and color specified on pattern.

  • 3) Lays out materials according to pattern colors, exercising care to obtain maximum utilization of material.

  • 4) Transfers design section to material by tracing over pattern and carbon paper.

  • 5) Aligns two or more layers of material, to be cut simultaneously, using straightedge and T-square.

  • 6) Cuts or gouges out design section, using gouging tools or guides electrical cutting machine over pattern lines.

  • 7) Places specified tile material on heated warming table and directs rays of portable heater onto area being cut to soften material and prevent cracking.

  • 8) Cuts specified design sections from brass or aluminum for insertion in inset.

  • 9) Assembles sections to form complete design and fastens parts together with masking tape.

  • 10) Fills in gouged lines of hand-carved designs with oil, aluminum, or bronze paint to enhance appearance of finished product.




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DOT:   739.381-038

Job Number: 5148