1. gggGary

    Is it my turn? Anything to do with lathes, mills and other shop tools

    Whatcha got? Lathe, mill, any other shop tools, pics of your shop and tools, details, techniques questions How do I ?? How I did.... I'll lead off; my dad's ole southbend has followed me around for 25 years now. But got all fancy and bought a Grizzly 4003, Huge difference from the old...
  2. Travis

    Just bought an Atlas 12x24 lathe! :)

    Just unloaded this into my garage a couple of hours ago. It's an Atlas 12" x 24" lathe from the early to mid '60s. It weighs over 500 pounds with the stand so I used my engine hoist to get it in and out of my truck. This one has the quick change gear box for threading and power feeds, and a...
  3. Travis

    Machine Shop Videos from MIT

    Check out these basic machine shop videos put out my MIT. They are from about 1995 but are great introduction videos to anyone learning to work with metal. So far I've watched 8, 9, and 10 which are an introduction to using a metal lathe and now I'm starting from the beginning. They are about...