Shaping Machine Tender

Tend bandsaws and double-spindle shaping machines that cut veneer.

What does a Shaping Machine Tender do?

Tends bandsaw and double-spindle shaping machine that cut veneer into curved shapes for use in furniture manufacture: Flips switch and presses buttons to activate machines. Places stack of veneer on bed of bandsaw, positions pattern on top veneer sheet and marks cutting line. Guides stack of veneer against blade of bandsaw to rough-cut veneer. Positions and secures stock of rough-cut veneer on form of double-spindle shaping machine, and guides loaded form between revolving cutterheads, using form as guide, to smooth-cut veneer to shape of pattern.