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Operate lathes to polish faces of jewel bearings.

What does a Facer do?

Operates lathe to polish faces of jewel bearings: Affixes boxwood lap impregnated with diamond dust to faceplate of lathe. Starts lathe and moves bearing against revolving lap, using pointed stick to facilitate handling jewel bearing. Inspects polished bearings to ensure conformance with standard, using magnifying glass.

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