Wood lathes

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Project: Wood lathes
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Designer: Timothy Schmidt
Date: 2013
Tools: Wrenches
Parts: Frames, Nuts, Bolts, End caps, Plates
Techniques: Tri joints, Shelf joints, Clamping brackets

Introduction

A lathe (/leɪð/) is a machine tool that rotates a workpiece about an axis of rotation to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, knurling, drilling, deformation, facing, and turning, with tools that are applied to the workpiece to create an object with symmetry about that axis.

Challenges

Approaches

Development targets

  • CNC metal lathe w/ tool changer and grinder attachment - allows for production of gears

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