Hogshead Mat Inspector

Inspect hogshead mats for nailing defects.

What does a Hogshead Mat Inspector do?

Inspects hogshead mats for nailing defects: Positions mat on worktable and inspects mat for nailing defects. Removes misdriven nails and hammers nails through band into stave. Bolts hinges to mats to complete mat assembly, using socket wrench.