Polish stone surfaces


Polish stone using polishing tools and machines in order to obtained a smooth and lustrous product.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Polish stone surfaces is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Stone polisher: Stone polishers operate grinding and polishing tools and equipment in order to smooth stones.

Optional skill

Polish stone surfaces is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Stone planer: Stone planers operate and maintain planing machines that are used for stone blocks and slabs finishing. They manipulate the stone and ensure that the required parameters are according to specifications.
Stone engraver: Stone engravers use hand tools, machines and chemical products to etch and carve patterns and inscriptions on stone surfaces.
Terrazzo setter: Terrazzo setters create terrazzo surfaces. They prepare the surface, installing strips to divide sections. They then pour the solution containing cement and marble chips. Terrazzo setters finish the floor by polishing the surface to ensure smoothness and shine.
Stonemason: Stonemasons manually carve and assemble stone for construction purposes. While CNC operated carving equipment is the industry standard, artisanal carving for ornamental stone is still done manually.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022