Workshop Practice Series 02 Vertical Milling in the Home Workshop

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Workshop Practice Series 02 Vertical Milling in the Home Workshop

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Preface

In the engineering industry the vertical
miller is very widely used . not only fo r
batch production.’but also for tool makmg
and the ‘one-off jobs which are so
common in general engineering. In the
home workshop. w here most jobs are
‘one-off the versat ility of the machine
makes it an important companion to the
la the. This book describes many of the
infinitely wide range of operations which
can be done, and all those described are
illustrated by photographs so that understanding
of the methods is assured. These
cover work on parts of model locomotives.
stationary engine machinery, cutting
tools, gears, clutches. etc. Full information
is given on the machine accessories which
are required , such as various types of
cutters and the chucks needed fo r their
mounting on the machine sp indle. The use
of cheap home-made cutters is shown
and encouraged. Guidance is also given
on the work-holding devices such as
clamps, packings, vices, angle plates.
dividing heads. rotary tables, and which of
these are needed for particular kinds of
work.