Machine Bunch Maker

Tend machines that roll cigar fillers and binder leaves into bunches.

What does a Machine Bunch Maker do?

Tends machine that rolls cigar filler and binder leaves into bunches: Places binder on rubberized fabric apron of machine, and pulls lever of hopper to distribute filler on binder, or manually distributes filler. Presses pedal of machine that rolls tobacco into cigar shape. Removes bunch from machine and applies glue to edge of binder to secure binder. Places bunches in molds for compressing or in machine that wraps them in wrapper leaves to form complete cigar. May be designated according to type of tobacco used in forming bunches as Scrap-Bunch Maker.