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  • 1) Lays out lines of ship to full scale on mold-loft floor and constructs templates and molds to be used as patterns and guides for layout and fabrication of various structural parts of ships: Lays out full-scale portions of ship's plan, working from blueprints and tables of offsets.

  • 2) Marks frame lines and other reference lines on loft floor with marking instrument.

  • 3) Measures dimensions between lines and prepares table of offsets.

  • 4) Compares prepared tables with tables on blueprints.

  • 5) Constructs template, using knowledge of geometric construction, and handtools and woodworking machines, such as crosscut, rip, and bandsaws.

  • 6) Marks templates with identifying data and instructions, such as number of pieces to be made, type, and weight of stock, and location for installation.

  • 7) Constructs full scale wood mockups of ship's parts and sections for use as guide in shaping or positioning parts.

  • 8) May construct wooden plug mold parts, such as hulls, decks, and cabins of fiberglass boats, and be designated Plug Builder.




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DOT:   661.281-010

Job Number: 6020