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The Watchmaker’s and Model Engineer’s Lathe by Donald DE Carle a user’s manual. Now in its sixth edition, this book is the definitive work on the small precision lathe in the context of both the past and present. The bulk of the original text has been retained and covers basic construction, selection, and care of and accessories for the lathe as well as its uses. Fully updated, the final section also deals with the current scene based on extensive worldwide research. The directory of lathe, tool, and material stockists has also been completely revised. Chapters are;
The lathe and its components
Where and how to mount the lathe
Selecting a lathe
Care and maintenance of the lathe
Dead center lathes pivoting and jacot tools
Cutting tools and how to use them
Working with the lathe
Choice and care of the motor
Lathes of the world

Hardcover, 238 pages, 145mm x 220mm, b&w photos, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon. Please click here to ask a question
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