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Monarch Lathe

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

We have two lathes here at George Fox University and there are some important differences between them, namely how to turn them on and off and change the speed.

3 commandments

Stuff about the 3 commandments.


Any tooling


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Something in here about the FoxTale course that doesn't exist yet. This video contains specific information for using the lathe in the Maker Hub as well as a basic overview of what will be expected in your live demonstration.

Start Stop Switch and Activation Lever of Lathe 1