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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends turning lathe that shapes furniture parts: Positions workpiece against stops on lathe carriage rests.

  • 2) Moves lever to drive tailstock and headstock centers into workpiece.

  • 3) Pushes lever to start spindle drive and move turning workpiece into turning centerhead of lathe to shape workpiece.

  • 4) Pulls lever to pull workpiece back from cutterhead and disengage drive clutch.

  • 5) Removes and inspects workpieces for smoothness and defects and places finished pieces onto cart.

  • 6) Discards defective pieces.

  • 7) Pushes cart of turned pieces to next operation.

  • 8) Sharpens blade, using whetstone.




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DOT:   664.685-034

Job Number: 11571