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Goldbeater

Beat gold strips into gold leaf for use in decorating products.

What does a Goldbeater do?

Beats gold strips into gold leaf, using hammers, for use in decorating products, such as books, furniture, and signs: Cuts gold strip into one inch squares and interlaminates squares with leaves of cutch. Hammers cutch to reduce thickness and expand area of squares to form gold sheets of specified dimensions. Cuts sheets into quarters and interlaminates quartered sheets with leaves of shoder. Hammers shoder to form gold leaf of specified dimensions.