mini lathe

Lathe chuck mounting types

A lathe chuck is a component of a lathe machine that comes mounted on the headstock. You can operate the lathe chuck manually or with the help of a power supply. The primary function of a lathe chuck is to hold the material block. When it rotates, it keeps the object to be machined. It…

How to rifle a barrel on a lathe

Rifling a barrel on a lathe is adding helical grooves to the inside of a barrel. This improves the accuracy and velocity of the bullet as it travels through the barrel. The specific steps involved in rifling a barrel on a lathe will vary depending on the make and model of the lathe, but the…

What can you make with a mini lathe?

Simple mini metal lathe projects Captive Nut This project is known as the children’s puzzle. It involves placing a bolt in a screw and then turning the rod with a captive ring. It is an excellent project for amateur metalworkers because the resources required are easy to get. It is a collaborative project that can…