Boat Canvas Maker and Installer

Lay out, assemble, and install parts according to customer specifications.

What does a Boat Canvas Maker and Installer do?

Lays out, assembles, and installs custom and production model convertible tops, cockpit covers, and side curtains for boats according to customer specifications: Sketches design according to customer’s description of item desired. Measures boat for part to be made, using tape. Makes pattern from measurements, and lays out and cuts material, using hand shears. Sews material according to markings, using power sewing machine [SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR II]. Cuts and bends aluminum tubing to form framework, using metal-cutting saw and pipe-bending jig. Assembles framework, attaches material, and installs finished product on boat, using handtools, electric drill, and nuts and bolts.