Make parts for and assemble prototypes of metal furniture.
What does a Model Builder do?
Makes parts for and assembles prototypes of metal furniture according to specifications to test practicality of new designs: Lays out and marks parts, following blueprints, sketches, and verbal instructions, using calipers and scribers. Cuts and forms parts from metal, such as steel and aluminum, using lathe, power saw, snips, and handtools. Joins parts, using screwdriver, wrench, and welding torch. May alter design of finished model according to revised specifications.