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Set up and operate power-driven circular and abrasive saws and bandsaws.

What does a Sawyer do?

Sets up and operates power-driven circular and abrasive saws and bandsaw to cut plastic sheets, rods, or tubes to specified dimensions: Installs blade in saw and sets guide bars and stops. Positions plastic material on saw table. Starts saw and feeds material to blade. Verifies dimensions of pieces, using micrometer, gauges, and rule. Examines pieces for defects, such as chipped edges and marred surfaces, and sorts defective pieces according to defect. May mark cutting lines on material. May sharpen blade, using abrasive wheel.