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Sieve Maker

Make and repair sieves used in flour sifting machines.

What does a Sieve Maker do?

Makes and repairs sieves used in flour sifting machines, using handtools: Tacks cotton cloth lining onto frame and stretches and staples wire screen across bottom. Places free-moving cloth pads in frame. Stretches and tacks silk cloth across top of frame. Tacks strips of cotton flannel around outer sides of frame so sieve fits snugly into machine. Removes and replaces defective parts of damaged sieves. May be designated according to function as Sieve Repairer.