Online Catalogue last updated 25th of June 2012
First published in 1924, reprinted in 1987. This handy little reference book covers both wood and metal turning in the lathe.
It briefly describes the types of lathes and components such as the bed; head stock; tool rest; back gear; mandrel bearings; the saddle; leadscrew; change wheels.
Holding methods include: cup chucks; master chucks; face-plate; self-centring chucks; independent jaw chucks; working between centres.
Lastly the is a chapter on the slide rest and slide rest tools.
Code No. 003294, 93 pages, ISBN 0905100743, $15.00