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Machine Heel-Seat Fitter

Set up and operate machines to cut heel seats of leather soles.

What does a Machine Heel-Seat Fitter do?

Sets up and operates machine to cut heel seat of leather sole preparatory to mounting heel: Adjusts guides and stops on machine by using sample wood heel and handtools. Adjusts rotary cutting blade on machine for specified width, depth, and bevel, using wrench and rule. Starts machine and positions shoe between guides. Pushes shoe into machine that makes marginal cut around heel seat to provide snug fit when heel is attached.