Etch designs or lettering into metal, glass, or ceramics by laser or hand.
Lays out and stamps lettering and designs manually on tire molds, following blueprints: Positions and clamps mold on worktable manually or using hoist. Reads blueprint to obtain information, such as location and spacing of single letters, words, and designs. Applies blue pigment to mold and measures and marks reference lines with protractor, rulers, and scribers to indicate location of specified stampings. Positions stamps according to layout lines and hammers stamps to imprint letters and designs in mold in reverse order. Inspects impressions with template to verify uniform depth. May compute spacing of letters. May set up and operate pantograph machine to engrave letters and designs in molds.