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7113 STONE SPLITTERS, CUTTERS AND CARVERS
 


    Stone splitters, cutters and carvers break quarried stone slabs or blocks, or by using hand or hand-powered tools cut, shape and finish stone for building, ornamental, monumental and other purposes.

    Tasks include -

    (a) driving wedges into quarried stone to break it into slabs or blocks;

    (b) selecting and grading slabs and blocks of granite, marble, and other stone;

    (c) cutting, shaping and finishing building and monumental stone such as granite or marble by using hand or hand-powered tools;

    (d) making patterns and marking shapes on stone for subsequent sawing, planing, drilling and other dressing and cutting operations;

    (e) cutting and carving characters, figures or designs on stone blocks used for monuments or memorials;

    (f) setting stone in the erection of monuments and memorials;

    (g) cutting and carving characters, figures or designs on stone used for decorative facings on buildings-

    (h) performing related tasks;

    (i) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Carver, stone

  • Cutter, stone

  • Mason, monument

  • Splitter, stone


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Machine-operator, carving/stone products - 8212

  • Machine-operator, cutting/stone products - 8212

  • Machine-operator, splitting/stone 8112

  • Sculptor - 2452

  • Stonemason, construction - 7122


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.