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Job Description:

  • 1) Operates skiving machine to round and groove rectangular, hollow, wooden blanks to shape parts for rifles and shotguns: Mounts blank between front and tail mandrels and locks tailstock to secure workpiece.

  • 2) Starts machine to rotate blank.

  • 3) Turns handcrank to feed skiving knives into workpiece until lug stops are reached, indicating end of cut.

  • 4) Reverses handcrank to withdraw knives.

  • 5) Moves lever to bring cutters down to trim and face ends.

  • 6) Examines finished piece for imperfections, such as cracks, knots, and broken ends.

  • 7) Measures length and diameter of slide handles and depth of grooves, using fixed gauges.




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DOT:   664.682-018

Job Number: 9462