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  • 1) Sets up and operates machines to drive nails into boards to fasten wood assemblies, such as boxes, furniture frames, crates, and pallets, and to nail lids on boxes: Spaces nail chucks and rails according to specifications and turns setscrews to fasten chucks to rails.

  • 2) Turns wheel to raise or lower table according to size of pieces to be nailed.

  • 3) Fills hopper with nails.

  • 4) Fastens or adjusts stops and jigs on machine table to facilitate positioning of material to be nailed.

  • 5) Starts machine, positions boards on table under chucks, and depresses pedal to drive nails into boards.

  • 6) May move levers to control nail feed and turn knobs to position nail setting heads.

  • 7) May be designated according to part nailed as Bottom Nailer; Cleat Nailer; Frame Nailer; Strap Nailer; or according to type of machine as Lidding-Machine Operator.




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DOT:   669.682-058

Job Number: 6769