Published by Special Interest Model Books Ltd, Dorset England
Extract from back cover of book:
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 maehining, 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.
About the Author - Stan Bray has written four previous books in this series and was formerly editor of Model Engineer's Workshop magazine.
Photos: Black & White
Units of Measurement: Imperial & Metric
Chapter 1 - The lathe explained
Chapter 2 - Choosing a machine
Chapter 3 - Power supplies
Chapter 4 - Cutting tools
Chapter 5 - Work holding - chucks
Chapter 6 - Other work holding methods - the faceplate
Chapter 7 - Tool holding
Chapter 8 - Centres
Chapter 9 - General machining operations
Chapter 10 - Parting off
Chapter 11 - Hole boring
Chapter 12 - Threading
Chapter 13 - Taper turning
Chapter 14 - Measurement and control systems
Chapter 15 - Miscellaneous operations -1
Chapter 16 - Miscellaneous operations -2