In this Workshop, we look at the basic functions of the lathe, how to use the various accessories, and what tooling you should acquire.
There must be a strong focus on safety whenever operating a machine tool such as a metal lathe. Rotating spindles can entangle limbs, leading to severe injury or death. A metal lathe has significant torque and will not simply stall if you get caught. Treat the spindle with the same respect you would an unguarded PTO shaft.
View the PDF report here: Basic guide for metal lathes