Regarded as a classic, the Graduate is a best in class for hand woodturning. Its cast iron construction means its stable, has very low vibration levels and runs quiet. The well-proportioned main spindle 40mm diameter supported on 80mm diameter deep groove ball bearings with 1.5" x 6 tpi threads give reliable rigidity to face plates and chucks.
Materials that you can use on this machine: Solid timber only.
The Lathe is accessible to all members who have passed an assessment for it and is one of the shared access woodwork machines.
All training/assessments are to ensure that you are using the machines safely and correctly, overall.
You will be taught how to turn the machines on/off, location of emergency stop, and all safety measures & ground rules for each machine.
Things you will learn in this training:
- General overview of the different types of gauges, scrapers and cutting tools
- Correct machine set up for turning spindles or other objects with the tailstock
- Correct machine set up for turning bowls or other objects with the 4-jaw chuck
If you already know how to use the machine, be sure to book an assessment before use. The assessments are put in place for everyone's benefit, so our technicians can oversee that you will use the machines correctly, but most importantly, safely!
|3/4 horse power motor|
|4 pulley speeds with range from 425-2250rpm|
|Main Spindle 40mm diameter|
|80mm diameter deep Groove Ball Bearings|
|GET STARTED TRAINING||£60|