A Course in Wood Turning [NOOK Book]

A Course in Wood Turning

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CHAPTER I Introductory—Commercial and Educational

Values of Wood Turning—Elements of Success


CHAPTER II The Lathe—Care of the Lathe—Speed of the
Lathe—Method of Figuring the Diameter of Pulleys—Rules
for Finding the Speeds and Sizes of Pulleys—Points on

Setting Up the Lathe and Shafting


CHAPTER III Wood Turning Tools—Grinding and Whetting
Turning Tools—The Gouge—The Parting Tool—Scraping
Tools 15-18

CHAPTER IV Spindle Turning—Centering Stock—Clamping
Stock in the Lathe—Adjusting the Tool Rest—Position of
the Operator at the Lathe—Holding the Tools—Use of the
Tools in Spindle Turning 19-21

CHAPTER V Tool Processes in Spindle Turning—The
Roughing Cut—The Sizing Cut—The Smoothing Cut—
Testing for Smoothness—Measuring for Length—Squaring
Ends—Cutting Off—Shoulder Cuts—Taper Cuts—V Cuts-
Concave Cuts—Convex Cuts—Combination Cuts—Chisel

Handles—Mallets and Handles—Vise Handles

CHAPTER VI Oval Turning—Tool Operations



CHAPTER VII Duplicate Turning—Use of Measuring Stick—

Use of Templets


CHAPTER VIII Finishing and Polishing—Ordinary Cabinet
Finishing—French Polishing—Method of Applying French
Polish 36-38

CHAPTER IX Face-Plate and Chuck Turning—Methods of
Fastening Stock—Small Single Screw Face-Plate—Large
Surface Screw Face-Plate—Gluing to Waste Stock—Lathe

Adjustments—Position of Tool Rest


CHAPTER X Tool Processes in Face-Plate and Chuck
Turning—Straight Cuts—Roughing Off Corners—Calipering

for Diameter—Smoothing Cut—Roughing Cut on the
Face—Smoothing the Face—Laying Off Measurements—
External Shoulders—Internal Shoulders—Taper Cuts—V
Cuts—Concave Cuts—Convex Cuts—Combination Cuts—
Use of Scraping Tools—Internal Boring—Turning a Sphere 41-48

CHAPTER XI Spiral Turning—Single Spiral, Straight
Shaft—Tapered Shaft—Double Spiral, Tapered Shaft—
Double Spiral, Straight Shaft—Double Groove Spiral,
Straight Shaft 49-55

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013672543
  • Publisher: Rajan Patel
  • Publication date: 1/23/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 804,937
  • File size: 2 MB

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