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Gluer and Wedger

Glue and shape fibrous veneer strips to wooden shuttle blanks.

What does a Gluer and Wedger do?

Glues and shapes fibrous veneer strips to sides and ends of wooden shuttle blanks: Brushes glue on veneer strips and aligns them on sides of shuttle blanks to form even surface. Clamps several veneered shuttle blanks together in rack and hangs racks in drying room. Removes racks and brushes glue on underside of veneer strips at tapered shuttle ends, and hammers wooden wedges around tapered ends of shuttles in rack to shape strips to shuttle form. Returns racks to drying rooms.