Metal Turning on the Lathe - Crowood Metalworking Guides
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The lathe is an essential tool for all but the most basic of workshops. It enables the engineer to produce turned components to a high degree of accuracy. Often called the 'king of machine tools', it is also very versatile and can be used to make a wide range of engineering components. This new book shows you how to make full use of your lathe safely and effectively in your workshop.
Topics covered include:
- A guide to choosing a lathe looking at different sizes and features available
- Advice on installing and maintaining a lathe, selecting and sharpening tools, and working with chucks
- Instruction on a range of techniques ranging from how to hold work in a collet through to cutting a screw thread
" This book, great value at under fifteen quid, provides a guide to using a lathe, advice on installing, maintenance and detailed guidance on techniques from how to hold work in a collet to cutting a screw thread. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Track Kit Custom