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    My final for Metal II, five lathe experiments.
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Metal II
Jim Pelto
Spring Semester 2013
 
Last semester I did a series of experiments on the wooden lathe. The metal lathe is like and unlike the wooden lathe. While the idea of a spinning piece and a cutting tool remains the same, the processes and outcomes are quite different. In order to familiarize myself with the metal lathe, I decided to carry out five experiments.
 
1. off-centered turning
2. radius cutter
3. filing
4. tapping
5. threading