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Job Description:

  • 1) Punches holes, installs rivets, and finishes edges of leather products, such as holsters, rifle cases, and belts, using handtools: Marks holes in article, using template and marking pencil.

  • 2) Punches holes for rivets, snaps, or buttons, using hand punch.

  • 3) Fastens parts together, using rivets, stitching machine, needle and thread, or adhesive.

  • 4) Attaches eyelets and metal decorations to article, using hammer and punch.

  • 5) Cuts around edge of article to smooth edge, using knife.

  • 6) Brushes stain on cut edge to match color of article.

  • 7) Rubs finished article with damp cloth to clean leather and rubs paste wax on surface, using cloth, to produce shine.

  • 8) May emboss designs on leather surface.

  • 9) May be designated according to article fabricated or repaired as Holster Maker; Rifle-Case Repairer.




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Job Number: 5847