Clean and resize jewelry, watches, and more.
Builds odd lot, odd size, and specially designed rubber footwear, such as boots, arctics, and gaiters, using handtools: Pushes last onto bench jack. Selects parts in prescribed sequence from books and frames and assembles them on last, positioning and aligning them in designated relationship to other parts, using form gauges to locate exact position of such parts as grommet, strap, or buckle. Swabs some parts with benzine or naphtha to restore tackiness and brushes others with rubber cement for better adhesion. Presses parts onto previously assembled parts with fingers and rolls them with handtools for tighter bond. Pares and trims off excess rubber, using knife and scissors. Pulls last bearing completed article from jack and sets aside for transfer to vulcanizer.