Bottom Presser

Tend bottom-pressing machines that smooth wrinkles of lasted shoe uppers.

What does a Bottom Presser do?

Tends bottom-pressing machine that smooths wrinkles from bottom of lasted shoe upper: Turns contour-control dial to adjust shape of heated pressing plate according to specifications stamped on last. Inserts guide jack pin of machine into last, and places lasted shoe on heated pressing plate. Depresses pedal to lower guide jack that presses lasted shoe against pressing plate.