The Dividing Head is also known as book 6 from the best selling 7 book series, 'Build Your Own Metal Working Shop From Scrap'. This project really proves the worth of a simple lathe fitted with only a face-plate and centers. Youall make some valuable accessories for the lathe and youall be a better machinist when this one is done. Now that you have a machine shop you need accessories and tooling. You also need practice on your new equipment so hereas a book full of projects. Build a four jaw chuck, a steady rest and other useful tooling. Build a worm-wheel dividing head and add change gears to the lathe so that you can cut accurate screw threads from 8 to 80 per inch, both right and left hand and internal and external. Make your own reamers and learn how the master machinist of 100 years ago made his handful of tools do any job he was assigned to do. These are all items that many of us canat afford early in our shop careers, but you can make them yourself now that you have a machine shop.CHUCK. BUILDING. A chuck is a holding fixture that supports either the work or the tool. There are some jobs that can be ... If you were to consider buying a chuck you would have to choose between a three jaw self centering chuck or one ... This fixture is so simple and versatile that it just doesna#39;t make sense to do without it.
|Title||:||The Dividing Head & Deluxe Accersories|
|Author||:||David J. Gingery|
|Publisher||:||David J. Gingery Publishing, LLC - 2015-07-01|