Get both excellent DVDs with Rudy Kouhopt. Learn from a true master!!
DVD 1: Fundamentals of Machine Lathe Operation by Rudy Kouhoupt (DVD), 1 hour and 35 minutes.
Rudy thoroughly covers the basics of facing, boring and turning on the lathe. Included are plans and directions for a project to practice your skills.
He demonstrates on his 1933 9″ South Bend lathe.
(1 hour, 35 minutes, color).
DVD 2: Advanced Aspects of Machine Lathe Operation by Rudy Kouhoupt (DVD), 2 hours!
Rudy’s back with two hours worth of excellent advanced techniques for achieving a very high degree of accuracy while boring, turning, facing, threading, milling or grinding on your lathe.
He also discusses and demonstrates the most important accessories you will use on your lathe.
(2 hours, color).
Rudy Kouhoupt was a columnist for “The Home Shop Machinist” and “Live Steam” magazines for 24 years. He also contributed articles and plans to “Popular Mechanics” magazine for more than ten.
He was a consummate machinist and a superb teacher. Rudy has always been a proponent of the “Keep it Simple” method of machine and tool design and machining style. You will learn much from his approaches.