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The Amateurs Lathe by L H Sparey. A definitive work on the use of the small lathe which will prove invaluable to every amateur, workshop, and light engineer. The author has succeded in giving a complete course of instruction embracing almost every process that can be accomplished on the highly adaptable small lathe. The author explains how to make the best of limited equipment and shows how the ordinary small lathe can be made to perform a wide variety of operations normally considered to be the province of a whol workshop full of equipment. Photographs and drawings provide step by step instructions on a wide range of topics which will interest all engineers. Chapters are;
The lathe
Choosing a lathe
Installing the lathe
Lathe accessories
Measuring equipment
Lathe tools
Drills and reamers
Holding work in the lathe
Marking out
Plain turning and boring
Taper tuning, crankshaft turning, disc and ball turning
Milling, shaping and grinding in the lathe
Metal spinning, spring winding, turning rubber
Production methods in small lathes
Care of the lathe and its accessories
Handy tables for home mechanics

Softcover 224 pages, 140mm x 210mm, b+w photos and drawings, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books. Im happy to combine postage. Pickup is at Seddon. Please click here to ask a question
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  • Seller location: Blenheim, Marlborough, NZ

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