The Amateur's Lathe


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The Amateur's Lathe by L H Sparey. 

New copy of this excellent book.
What the publisher says,
The author has succeeded in giving a complete course of instruction embracing almost every process that can be accomplished on the highly adaptable small lathe. Here there is no scaling down of professional usage - the amateur's problems are tackled in a refreshingly practical manner. Tools accessories and costs are dealt with in a clear and concise manner, with full appreciation of the difficulties besetting the average owner with his small workshop and lathe. The author explains how to make the best use of limited equipment and shows how the ordinary 3 1/2" lathe can be made to perform a wide range of operations normally considered to be the province of a whole workshop full of machinery
Photographs and drawings provide step by step instructions on a wide range of topics which will interest all engineers - from the apprentice to the retited businessman.
Suitable for the owner of any medium size or small lathe, this book covers almost every process that can be accomplished on lathes such as the Myford, Boxford, harrison, Raglan etc.

Includes 17 chapters and 244 pages with black and white photos and diagrams throughout.

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This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 16 October, 2011.