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Boat Oar Maker

Perform carpentry necessary to cut and shape oars.

What does a Boat Oar Maker do?

Performs carpentry necessary to cut and shape oars, using special planes, drawknives, and other handtools: Clamps oar in vise. Shapes blade, loom, and handle, trimming edges and rounding corners according to specified dimensions. Smooths and sands surface preparatory to varnishing or painting. Usually identifies work with personal markings on blade.