How to Use a Boring Bar on a Lathe?

how to use a boring bar

Boring is really an easy procedure if enlarging an existing hole is the only purpose. And we don’t have to worry about other parameters of the tool. But, when you have to think about a particular size with tight tolerance, everything matters. From boring bar selection to chip evacuation, everything should be accurate and precious. That’s why they say; it’s … Read More

How to Use a Metal Lathe – A Beginner’s Guide

Metal lathe introduction

Did you just start working in a factory? You may have theoretical knowledge about almost everything in the factory. But do you have any field experience? The answer may be no. Well, that’s nothing to be concerned about. Many of the newbies have suffered a similar problem. Now, Metal Lathe may be the next thing you have to work with. … Read More

Lathe Cutting Tools Explained

Different types of cutting tool

Working with a lathe machine requires its users to know about the tools properly. It is the key to the quality of your work. However, we are aware that there are not enough resources about it that can explain the parts and their applications easily. So, here we are to explain to you about the lathe cutting tools so that … Read More

CNC Lathe Turret Alignment Procedure

Turret of a CNC lathe

CNC lathe turret alignment can give you a really hard time. Many people don’t know much about the process after all. However, we are here to help. In this article, we will discuss the procedure in detail. But before that, we need to know why the proper alignment of the CNC lathe turret is important. So, without further ado, let’s … Read More

What Is an Engine Lathe?

A picture of an engine lathe

The engine lathe is mainly used to create various shaped metals. The machine uses advanced cutting tools to give them the desired shape. It is also commonly used to spin sheets of metal as well. Engine lathe became popular around the nineteenth century and has been with us ever since. Before we get to the various parts of a lathe, … Read More

What Is Lathe Swing: Clear Definition And How To Measure!

lathe swing definition

The swing of a lathe is actually one of the most important parts of the device. And this is because the swing represents how big or small of a workpiece can be used and worked with on a lathe. The lathe is basically used to rotate objects so that you can do cutting, sanding, and drilling. However, a lot of … Read More

Shop Fox M1112 Review: Is It Worth Investing?

Picture of the Shop Fox M1112 Review article

Hey there fellas, welcome to another episode. It’s my second personal review where I only will be talking about The Mighty M1112 version of the Shop Fox. I will try to make it very clear and easy so you can really get something outta here before spending your money. So let’s give it a shot without any further lecture. Well, … Read More