July 27, 2019

MINI LATHE Machining Diy FacePlate

MINI LATHE, diy Face Plate, Machining Cast Iron from scrap barbel plate. 7x14 lathe face cutting it's own FacePlate. By making The face plate on the lathe itself, It becomes true to the spindle. The accuracy of the facing cut to indicate a slight concavity proves out the lathe to proper cross slide geometry. lathe tips and tricks. How to make a face plate.

By placing a straight edge across the newly faced work piece, that spans the entire surface, proper lathe facing geometry can be verified if a .0005 gap is present at the center of the work, the cross slide is said to be in proper alignment with the axis of the spindle and lathe bed. = SHARE ROCKNTV1