Book 45. Basic Lathework – 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.
Stan Bray has written four previous books in this series and was formerly editor
of Model Engineer’s Workshop magazine.