Lip-of-Shank Cutter

Tend machines that cut lips of shanks on insoles of shoes.

What does a Lip-of-Shank Cutter do?

Tends machine that cuts lip of shank on insole of shoe to improve flexibility: Adjusts screw to set gauge for size of cut determined on basis of size of insole. Sets insole, inner side up, on machine bed with lip of shank against gauge stop. Depresses lever to activate vertical plunger that makes cuts on insole at lip of shank.