When Sat Feb 16 3pm — 5pm
Where Workshop
1825 Monetary Ln #104 Carrollton, TX 75006
What Getting the perspective teachers prepared
Host bob karnaugh


  • Cost: Free
  • Restrictions:
    • DMS members only
    • Ages 18+

Cancellations for this event must be made before February 16, 2019 — 3:00pm.

Registration for the event is closed.

About this Event

Class to Prepare Teachers for the Clausing-Colchester Metal Lathe

All at Lathe side:

Managing the course offering:
Scheduling, restrictions, size limit, attendance marking, honorariums
Practice specimens available
Being alert to learning from the students

Slide Presentation from perspective of what the new users need to know:
Safe use rules
The banishable offense
Being a considerate user in a communal work space
What to do if some thing breaks
Where necessary materials and tools are to be found and returned
Excessive noise causes and what to check if it occurs
The basic parts and features of the lathe
Machine controls and sets ups
Keeping cutting forces within reason
What is RPM versus SFM and the RPM decision
How to learn more

Where necessary materials and tools are to be found
The teachers’ cabinet
Quirks of our particular lathe and how to work these
Set ups that give some students trouble

Special Considerations and Warnings

Class in the machine shop area requires safety glasses and closed toe shoes.
Note: the machine shop area can be a bit grimy.
You should have basic familiarity with general lathe operations
Review the Clausing Lathe Slide show and quiz, but don't bother sending me the quiz password!