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Basic Lathework, Paperback / softback Book

Basic Lathework Paperback / softback

Part of the Workshop Practice series


This book deals with all aspects of the lathe covering the selection of a machine and its construction, including modern types of machine as well the more traditional models.

All aspects of tooling, both traditional and modern are covered in depth, as are all machining operations including general machining, taper turning, threading and boring.

The author pays particular attention to modern applications such as the conversion of power supplies from single to three-phase and the use of digital equipment to improve efficiency.

It is suitable for use by the beginner with no knowledge at all of lathe work and to those who are more advanced and wish to improve their skills.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 182 pages, 198 black and white photographs; 32 scale plans & line drawings; 2 tables of data
  • Publisher: Special Interest Model Books
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  • Category: Hobbies
  • ISBN: 9781854862617



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