Notice! This event has been cancelled. Registrations have been automatically cancelled and payments refunded, if applicable.
When Tue Dec 12 7pm — 9pm
Where Workshop - Machine Shop
1825 Monetary Ln #104 Carrollton, TX 75006
What Intermediate topic: Learn to cut inside and outside threads
Host Nicolas Silva


  • Cost: $5.00
  • Restrictions:
    • DMS members only
    • Ages 18+

Cancellations for this event must be made before December 11, 2017 — 7:00pm.

Registration for the event is closed.

About this Event

What happens when you need a custom bolt or have an odd sized thread that cannot be duplicated a regular tap and die set? You have to cut one on the lathe.

this is an intermediate topic class for those interested in how to cut threads using the metal lathe. Both internal and external threading will be discussed along with
-proper feed and speed
-left handed and right handed threads
-proper stock preparation and the dimensions of the stock to cut the threads
- use of a 'fishtail' for setting the proper angle.
-Checking your TPI using thread guages.
- Cleaning up your thread using thread files.
- And more!

Special Considerations and Warnings

Class will take place in the machine shop so proper safety rules apply. Safety glasses (including side shields) will be worn at all time. No open toe shoes or loose clothing, long hair, or jewelry.