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MAC202: Advanced Metal Lathe - Feeds, 4-Jaw Chuck and More Workholding
Class Number 256-53652

In this class, you will learn how to safely perform several advanced operations on the metal lathe.

You will learn to change out the chuck; center circular and square stock in the 4-jaw chuck; use a live center; turn between centers and mount stock between centers. You will also learn to use feed rates, a roughing pass and a finish pass to improve the overall look, feel and quality of your finished pieces.

Your instructor will cover a wide variety of in-class projects that are designed to help you establish these skills.

This is a great class for those looking to improve their overall level of comfort in the machine shop and metal lathe working skills.

Prerequisite: You MUST have successfully completed the Metal Lathe SBU in order to take this class.

TechShop Location: TechShop Mid-Peninsula
Room / Area: Machine Shop
Instructor: John Shern
Class Date: Friday, Sep 19, 2014
Start Time: 3:00 PM
Class Length: 2 Hours
Member Price: $70.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.
Non-member Price: $90.00
Lab Fee: $10.00
Age Range: 16 and Up
Must Attend with Parent: 16 through 17
Min. Students: 2
Max Students: 4
Current Students: 0
Seats Left: 4

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