Arborer

Form ring blanks into circular shape.

What does an Arborer do?

Forms ring blank into circular shape, using ring mandrel and rawhide mallet: Files ends of ring blank smooth and square and places blank in ring bending device. Pulls lever to bend blank into semicircle. Places blank on mandrel and hammers blank into circular shape, using rawhide mallet. Slides ring over sizing mandrel to verify conformity to specifications.