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Blade Groover

Operate machines to grind decorative grooves in steel knife blades.

What does a Blade Groover do?

Operates machine to grind decorative grooves in steel knife blades: Marks groove length of blade according to bench marks, using chalk. Places tip of blade under rotating abrasive wheel and presses blade against wheel to grind groove in blade. Examines groove in blade for conformance to specified depth and width and dresses abrasive wheel, using handstone. Turns stop nuts to adjust roll and guide according to width of blade and replaces worn abrasive wheel, using wrenches.