||Etchers and Engravers
- Engrave and print patterns, designs, etchings, trademarks, or lettering onto flat or curved surfaces of a wide variety of metal, glass, plastic, or paper items, using hand tools or hand-held power tools.
- Cut outlines of impressions with gravers, and remove excess material with knives.
- Remove wax or tape from etched glassware by using a stylus or knife, or by immersing ware in hot water.
- Guide stylus over template, causing cutting tool to duplicate design or letters on workpiece.
- Sandblast exposed areas of glass to cut designs in surfaces, using spray guns.
- Carve designs and letters onto metal for transfer to other surfaces.
||Molding and Casting Workers
- Trim or remove excess material, using scrapers, knives, or band saws.
- Engrave or stamp identifying symbols, letters, or numbers on products.
- Remove excess materials and level and smooth wet mold mixtures.
||Precious Metal Workers
- Trim gates and sharp points from cast parts, using band saws.
- Engrave decorative lines on items, using engraving tools.
- Sand interior mold parts to remove glaze residue, apply new glaze to molds, and allow it to dry for mold assembly.
||Print Binding and Finishing Workers
- Trim edges of books to size, using cutting machines, book trimming machines, or hand cutters.
- Perform highly skilled hand finishing binding operations, such as grooving or lettering.
- Mark, engrave, or emboss designs on metal pieces such as castings, wire, or jewelry, following specifications.
- Cut designs in molds or other materials to be used as models in the fabrication of metal and jewelry products.
- Stamp, etch, or scribe identifying information on finished component according to specifications.
- Locate crystal axis of ingot, and draw orientation lines on ingot, using x-ray equipment, drill, and sanding machine.
||Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
- Trim excess materials from molds, using hand shears or trimming knives.
- Trim cured materials by sawing them with diamond-impregnated cutoff wheels.
||Pourers and Casters, Metal
- Skim slag or remove excess metal from ingots or equipment, using hand tools, strainers, rakes, or burners, collecting scrap for recycling.
- Stencil identifying information on ingots and pigs, using special hand tools.
||Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
- Trim, sand, or scrape surfaces or joints to prepare articles for finishing.
- Cut timber to the right size and shape and trim parts of joints to ensure a snug fit, using hand tools, such as planes, chisels, or wood files.
- Trim excess rubber and imperfections during retreading processes.
||Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
- Dress and otherwise finish boots or shoes, as by trimming the edges of new soles and heels to the shoe shape.
||Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters
- Chip or grind off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scrapers or power chippers, portable grinders, or arc-cutting equipment.
||Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
- Attach, alter, and trim materials such as wire, insulation, and coils, using hand tools.
- Trim excess threads or edges of parts, using scissors or knives.
||Cutters and Trimmers, Hand
- Trim excess material or cut threads off finished products, such as cutting loose ends of plastic off a manufactured toy for a smoother finish.
||Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
- Trim excess material, using scissors.
||Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood
- Trim lumber to straighten rough edges or remove defects, using circular saws.
||Sewing Machine Operators
- Cut excess material or thread from finished products.
||Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
- Cut, trim, file, bend, or smooth parts to ensure proper fit and clearance.
||Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
- Remove excess materials or impurities from objects, using air hoses or grinding machines.