Set up and operate machines to form fishing accessories or accessory parts.
What does a Fishing Accessories Maker do?
Sets up and operates machines to form fishing accessories or accessory parts, performing any combination of following tasks: Sets up and operates power press that cuts out parts, such as fish spear frames, barbed spear tines or fish stringer catches [PUNCH-PRESS OPERATOR II]. Starts abrasive wheel and guides barbed end of tine against wheel to sharpen barb [BENCH GRINDER]. Joins spear frame and tines together to form head of fish spear, using spot welding machine. Operates machine that bends and cuts wire to form stringer parts. Inserts roll of wire on machine spindle, through guides, and into machine feed. Starts machine that bends and cuts wire to form stringer chain or clips. Tends crimping machine that folds metal tip inward against chain or rope to form stringer. Positions preformed hollow metal tip in holding device of machine bed. Inserts end of chain or rope into base of tip. Moves lever to lower machine ram against tip, crimping tip against chain or rope to form fish stringer.