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Galley Stripper

Prepare page layouts, arrange, and mount galleys.

What does a Galley Stripper do?

Prepares page layouts, arranges, and mounts galleys of type, illustrations, sketches, and folios to be used in preparing printed material, using drafting and cutting instruments: Measures and marks paper according to artist’s layout, customer specifications, and instructions of supervisor to determine position of type and other material, using rules and drafting instruments. Cuts out and removes errors in galley, using cutting instruments, and strips in corrections or alterations, using tape. Cuts out illustrations, type matter, and other material, using scissors or knife, and arranges and fits material or positions material for emphasis on paper according to layout marks.