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Jewel Grinder I

Tend grinding machines that fashion round jewels from square blanks.

What does a Jewel Grinder I do?

Tends centerless grinding machine that fashions round jewels from square blanks: Positions and aligns row of square jewels on edge in trough. Brushes bead of honey on row of jewels, places row on rest of grinder, and secures row in place with spring device that applies pressure against each end of row. Starts grinder that rotates and grinds jewels, which are held in place in triangular area formed by grinding wheel, driving wheel, and rest. Measures outside diameter of round jewels for size on jaw gauge.