Basic Lathework
Workshop Practice Series, No. 45

By Stan Bray
December 2010
Special Interest Model Books
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9781854862617
182 pages, Illustrated
$21.95 Paper Original


This book deals with all aspects of the lathe covering the selection of a machine and its construction, including modern types of machine as well the more traditional models. All aspects of tooling, both traditional and modern are covered in depth, as are all machining operations including general machining, taper turning, threading and boring. The author pays particular attention to modern applications such as the conversion of power supplies from single to three-phase and the use of digital equipment to improve efficiency. It is suitable for use by the beginner with no knowledge at all of lathe work and to those who are more advanced and wish to improve their skills.


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