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Umbrella Finisher

Mount puffs, enlarge handle holes, and glue handles on umbrellas.

What does an Umbrella Finisher do?

Mounts puffs, enlarges handle hole, and glues handles on umbrellas: Places leather or cloth puffs over umbrella rod to cover top. Hammers ferrule over end of rod to secure puff in position. Reams socket of handle to enlarge hole, using floor-mounted electric drill. Spreads glue inside hole with brush and inserts handle into rod of umbrella frame. Opens umbrella cover and steams it over nozzle of steamer to remove wrinkles. Examines umbrellas and sets aside defective umbrellas for corrective processing. Inserts completed umbrellas into paper of plastic tubes preparatory to packing.