97663 Metal Turning on the Lathe
976-63 Metal Turning on the Lathe.
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