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  • 1) Fastens wooden, metal, or rockboard lath to walls, ceilings, and partitions of buildings to provide supporting base for plaster, fireproofing, or acoustical material, using handtools and portable power tools: Erects horizontal metal framework to which laths are fastened, using nails, bolts, and studgun.

  • 2) Drills holes in floor and ceiling, using portable electric tool, and drives ends of wooden or metal studs into holes to provide anchor for furring or rockboard lath.

  • 3) Wires horizontal strips to furring to stiffen framework.

  • 4) Cuts lath to fit openings and projections, using handtools or portable power tools.

  • 5) Wires, nails, clips, or staples lath to framework, ceiling joists, and flat concrete surfaces.

  • 6) Bends metal lath to fit corners, or attaches preformed corner reinforcements.

  • 7) Wires plasterer's channels to overhead structural framework to provide support for plaster or acoustical ceiling tile.

  • 8) May install metal casings around openings, metal window stools, and metal trim and plaster grounds nailed to studding to provide guide for PLASTERER.

  • 9) May weld metal frame supports to steel structural members.

  • 10) May be designated according to type of lath applied as Metal Lather; Rockboard Lather; Wood Lather; or according to task performed as Metal Furrer.




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DOT:   842.361-010

Job Number: 5762