Get both excellent DVDs with Rudy Kouhopt. Learn from a true master!!
DVD 1: Fundamentals of Milling Machine Operation by Rudy Kouhoupt (DVD), 2 hours!
The basics of milling on a vertical milling machine are covered.
Included are outline, plans and directions for a project to practice your new skills — an excellent fly cutter.
DVD 2: Advanced Aspects of Milling Machine Operation by Rudy Kouhoupt (DVD), 2 hours!
Rudy shows you the methods by which your mill can be highly accurate in every function. He also describes techniques that will expand the usefulness of your mill and improve your level of skill dramatically.
Various accessories are discussed and demonstrated.
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.