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DVD / VHS Presentations    Hobby Machining - Mini Lathe Instruction

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Mini Machines 101 Volume 1 (Lathe Series))

Lathe Fundamentals & Basic Turning

This volume is designed to get you familiar with the lathe and its terminology, and take you all the way through to making your first cuts!

Some of the topics covered are:

Intro & Shop Safety

Nomenclature and Terminology

Setting up and using your 3-jaw chuck

Cutting tool types, shapes & uses

Successfully dealing with backlash

Setting cutting tool height

Calculating depth of cut -

     Face cuts

     Basic turning

     Compound angled cuts

Using the leadscrew -

     Calculating TPI on double reduction

     Feeding normal cuts

     Finish cuts

Running time: 1 hour, 5 mins. prox.


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