How to Run a Lathe - Volume I (Edition 43) The Care and Operation of a Screw-Cutting Lathe
Publisher: Old Hand Books
This is the first volume of "How to Run a Lathe" by J. J. O'Brien and M. W. O'Brien. This novice-friendly and profusely-illustrated handbook contains a wealth of practical information on all manner of lathe work, ranging from turning and boring to filing and polishing. Highly recommended for those with an interest in woodwork and not to be missed by collectors of allied literature. Contents include: "History and Development of the Lathe", "Setting up and Leveling the Lathe", "Operation of the Lathe", "Lathe Tools and Their Application", "How to Take Accurate Measurements", "Chuck Work", "Plain Turning (Work between Centers)", "Drilling, Reaming and Tapping", "Cutting Screw Threads", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality addition complete with the original text and artwork.