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 –
Compound angled cuts
Using the leadscrew –
Calculating TPI on double reduction
Feeding normal cuts
Running time: 1 hour, 5 mins. prox.