Profession glass engraver
Glass engravers engrave lettering and ornamental designs onto glass articles, using engravers hand tools. They sketch and lay out the lettering and designs on the article, cut the design in the article and finish it.
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- Realistic / Artistic
- Realistic / Conventional
- Engraving technologies
The characteristics of various materials and methods used to engrave something on a surface.
- Clean engraved areas
Polish and clean engraved etching areas.
- Determine quality of engraving
Quality control of engravings and etchings; check for cuts, burns, rough spots and irregular or incomplete engraving.
- Engrave patterns
Engrave and print designs and patterns onto a variety of surfaces.
- Conform to health and safety regulations
Carry out all work in accordance with relevant environmental and health and safety legislation, risk assessment requirements and company policies. Take the necessary health and safety precautions during work including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate.
- Ensure equipment availability
Ensure that the necessary equipment is provided, ready and available for use before start of procedures.
- Use glass engraving tools
Use engraving tools which use steel, stone or copper wheels according to the kind of glass or glassware.
- Position engraving equipment
Position and clamp work pieces, plates, or rollers in holding fixtures.
- Follow quality standards
Apply a set of measures and standards concerning the quality of processes or products, ensuring that quality is maintained and improved during work activities.
- Transpose designs to engravings
Examine diagrams, sketches, blueprints and samples, and calculate how they are to be engraved onto work pieces.
- Ensure accurate engravings
Closely observe the actions of the mechanical cutting tools, resulting in a flawless engraving process.
- Use personal protection equipment
Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.
- Manipulate glass
Manipulate the properties, shape and size of glass.