Leather and Canvas Worker (609) Enlisted Personnel

Lays out, cuts, sews, cements, and fits leather and canvas materials in the manufacture or repair of tents, tarpaulins, slings, seat covers, tops, and covers for searchlights and guns.
Sews parts together by hand or on sewing machine. Operates and maintains leather and canvas working machinery.
Uses leather and canvas working tools.
Should be familiar with care and preservation of leather and canvas materials. Should be familiar with use of springs, padding, and covering materials for repair of motor vehicle or furniture upholstery.
(For shoe repair, see Shoe Repairman, 204; for saddle and harness repair, see Saddle and Harness Maker, 192.)

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Gas Mask Repairman
  • Upholsterer

Suitable Substitutions