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Ornamental Machine Operator

Operate machines to form ornamental putty designs for picture frames.

What does an Ornamental Machine Operator do?

Operates machine to form and attach ornamental putty designs to picture frame moldings: Measures out, heats, and mixes rosin, linseed oil, glue, and water to make putty. Installs specified die roller in machine and adjusts die, guides, and scrapers, using handtools. Pours putty into feed hopper and starts machine. Places molding on feed roller and observes feeding, shaping, and attaching of putty to molding.