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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- Engraving technologies
The characteristics of various materials and methods used to engrave something on a surface.
- Use personal protection equipment
Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.
- Engrave patterns
Engrave and print designs and patterns onto a variety of surfaces.
- Use glass engraving tools
Use engraving tools which use steel, stone or copper wheels according to the kind of glass or glassware.
- Manipulate glass
Manipulate the properties, shape and size of glass.
- Position engraving equipment
Position and clamp work pieces, plates, or rollers in holding fixtures.
- Clean engraved areas
Polish and clean engraved etching areas.
- Ensure equipment availability
Ensure that the necessary equipment is provided, ready and available for use before start of procedures.
- Determine quality of engraving
Quality control of engravings and etchings; check for cuts, burns, rough spots and irregular or incomplete engraving.
- Ensure accurate engravings
Closely observe the actions of the mechanical cutting tools, resulting in a flawless engraving process.
- Transpose designs to engravings
Examine diagrams, sketches, blueprints and samples, and calculate how they are to be engraved onto work pieces.