Synopses & Reviews
You get valuable illustrated lessons that can make you an expert with a milling machine. You get an introduction to the milling machine, the care of arbors, mounting the work, feeds and speeds, clearance angles and other essential topics.
You get step-by-step instructions and drawings that will teach you how to cut off a brass packing piece, cut off a cold rolled steel plate, saw a Bakelite plate, machine a brass spacer, a cast-iron bearing key, and several cast iron brackets. you'll learn about the indexing head and its use. You'll learn how to cut a tang on a tool-steel spotfacing bar, mill a machine steel latch pin, mill a machine steel stud and a variety of shafts, machine a cast-iron gear, a steel clutch, a bevel gear, a brass shoe, a forged steel packing piece, a machine steel pull pin, a steel worm, and more.
Most of the lessons show set ups for the horizontal milling machine which is the traditional miller that Dave Gingery shows you how to build in his books. Towards the rear of the book are several lessons form the vertical milling machine. Regardless of the type of machine you have, the lessons are applicable.
Make your milling machine sit up and sing rather than make it chatter! Quality lessons! Loaded with illustrations.