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The Ultimate Benchtop Source

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25th Anniversary Instructional and Training DVD Now On Sale

An introduction to the Metal Lathe is a professionally made DVD demonstrating the basic operations performed on the  metalworking lathe. Featured is the world famous German made Prazi SD300 5" x 12" lathe shown below. To start, the viewer is taken on a tour of the lathe itself from the drive motor to the tailstock while each feature is described. This is followed by a demonstration showing various operations including: facing, turning, boring off center, cutting, center driling, parting off and turning between centers. In the process several parts are made to illustrate the setup in use of the three and four jaw chucks, face plate, steady  rest, tailstock drill chuck, along with various tool bits, center drills, and boring bars. Particular attention is paid to accurately setting up for each operation with the use of several different machinists' measuring tools. In the third part of the video, tips and recommendations for getting started are given, as well as a brief tour of the current line of Prazi Benchtop machine tools. One viewer wrote " it was like standing at the operator's elbow while he carefully describes each operation step by step. I thoroughly enjoyed and learned from the video. It has given me the confidence to get started. Thank you".

This DVD is thirty plus minutes of truly valuable lathe crafting information, filmed to be enjoyed and appreciated by all.....

DVD special price including shipping to all 50 U.S. states only $12.95 (limited supply available). This product is available on VHS also. Please call us Toll Free at 800-575-2843 to place your order. Thank you!