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  • 1) Makes boots and shoes, using hand and machine tools: Makes patterns, using form of foot and pattern paper, and outlines patterns on leather.

  • 2) Cuts out parts with shears and knife, and sews them together on machine to form uppers.

  • 3) Marks eyelets, punches them out, and inserts metal rings and clinches them on machine.

  • 4) Assembles last and attaches it to stand.

  • 5) Tacks insole on last and draws upper over last, tacking it in place.

  • 6) Trims upper with knife and sews on welt.

  • 7) Attaches outer sole to lasted upper by sewing it on or by roughening surface of sole with rasp and wire brush, coating it with cement and hammering it.

  • 8) Tacks on rand, leather lifts to build heel base, and heel.

  • 9) Trims and buffs edges of sole and heel, using knife and buffing wheel.

  • 10) Brushes dressing dye on shoe and polishes it by holding it against rotating brush.

  • 11) May roughen outsole and cement rubber or fiber sole to it.

  • 12) May design and make women's fashion or custom shoes of materials, such as leather, fabric, and straw and be designated Custom-Shoe Designer And Maker.




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DOT:   788.381-014

Job Number: 9316