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  • 1) Fabricates patterns, fixtures, jigs, and templates, used in producing plastic articles, from wood or metal stock, following blueprints and using handtools, power tools, and measuring instruments: Lays out cutting lines on stock, using scribe, compass, rule, triangles, and French curves.

  • 2) Cuts stock, using power saw, power shear, and handtools.

  • 3) Assembles pieces, using rivets, bolts, nails, or glue.

  • 4) Smooths surface of assembly, using plane and power sander.

  • 5) Verifies dimensions of assembly, using calipers, rule, and compass.

  • 6) Sprays coat of parting agent, such as sealing lacquer or wax on surface of assembly.

  • 7) May cover pattern with plastic-impregnated fabric to make preforms.

  • 8) May remove preform from pattern when plastic has cured, using airhose.




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DOT:   754.381-014

Job Number: 7311