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Veneer Jointer

Set up and operate machines to apply glue to edges of veneer sheets.

What does a Veneer Jointer do?

Sets up and operates machine to smooth, square, and apply glue to edges of veneer sheets preparatory to splicing: Turns handwheels to adjust cutter knives, pressure bar, and table or feed bed height to make cuts according to specifications. Pulls lever to adjust conveyor speed, according to length and thickness of veneer. Aligns edges of stack of veneer sheets and pushes stack between pressure bar and conveyor that carries stock over rotating cutting tool and glue wheel. Observes machine and presses pedal to reverse movements of conveyor to relieve jamming. Removes and replaces dull cutter knives, using wrench. May remove sheets and examine edges for evenness and uniform glue application.