December 2007 Issue
The Home Machinist, Part 9
Part 9: In our second lathe project, we fine-tune the lathe and use the calipers.
If parts that donít quite fit are grinding you down, author Bob Fritz has a solution: Use a lathe to create a smooth finish on a precisely proportioned piece. While heís at it, heíll demonstrate two ways to use the machineís calipers to measure necessary offsets.
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