Set up and operate machines to fabricate ornamental metal products.
Tends one or more machines that shape smoking pipe bowls and shanks: Places pipe bowl over chuck and turns nut or moves lever to expand chuck against inside of bowl, using wrench. Starts machine that automatically rotates bowl against cutters to remove excess briar. Removes shaped pipes from machines. May turn handwheel to rotate bowl against cutters. May tend machine that cuts and shapes only bottom of smoking pipe bowl.