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Pattern Hand

Print patterns on paper strips and glue to wood or plastic sheets.

What does a Pattern Hand do?

Prints patterns on paper strips and glues printed strips to wood or plastic sheets to guide workers engaged in cutting sheets: Covers metal cut of desired pattern with printing ink, using hand roller. Places paper strip on lower platen of hand transfer press, and positions inked cut on paper strip. Moves lever to close press and stamp pattern on paper strip. Removes printed strip from press and glues strip to wood or plastic sheet. May nail several sheets together when more than one object is to be cut to same pattern.