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Operate machines that scarf end wooden pipes for fittings.

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Operates machine to scarf end of wooden pipe for fittings: Inserts knives in slots of cutting head and adjusts knives for depth of cut, using steel scale and wrench. Positions pipe on machine bed and turns handwheel to clamp pipe in place. Starts machine and pulls lever to move cutting head over end of pipe to cut scarf. Verifies depth of cut and length of scarf against written specifications and drawings, using steel scale. Removes pipe from machine and rolls pipe onto conveyor.