Basic Machine Shop Technology - Metal Lathe
Learn the basics on the metal lathe.
This class covers the safe and proper use of the metal cutting lathe. We cover the use of insertable cutters, tool holders, tapping basics, collets, chucks, mounting of work pieces, Basic cutter tool sharpening, and other tooling and work holding. Proper technique in single point threading, ID boring, grooving, deep hole drilling, and filling will be discussed or demonstrated. Students will leave the class with a handmade non-marring hammer.
This class is capped at 3 people to ensure everyone gets proper instruction and time on the machine.
* Fee Notes: Includes cost of materials for the fabrication of a sample part.