Sleeve Safety With a Lathe?

Answer The lathe is a useful and versatile tool, available in many varieties and sizes. When using any type of lathe, taking proper care of shirtsleeves is essential to stay safe.

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Can you use a wood lathe as a metal lathe?

Yes, a high quality wood lathe can be modified to spin and shape metal, if the metal is soft enough. But a wood lathe should not be used to cut metal.References:Lathes modified for metal spinningWo... Read More »

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How to Set Up a Lathe?

This article will show you how to set up a lathe.

What is a CNC lathe?

CNC (computer numerical control) lathes are used to make cylindrical parts out of various materials, including metal, wood and plastic. Since they are computer operated, you must input the commands... Read More »