The Modern Watchmakers Lathe & How To Use It by Archie B Perkins

$89.95

An excellent all inclusive course on lathe work for any clock or watch repairman. 548 b&w photos and diagrams. Chapters include: Lathe & it’s construction;Tailstock & their attachments;Split wire chucks;Wheel & crown chucks;Jewel & sub-chucks & cement brasses;Other special chucks;The hand rest & its attachments;The sliderest, grinder & pivot polisher;The gear cutting & milling attachment;Lathe maintenance & care;Gravers, Measuring, Basic cuts;Thread cutting;Making pivots, balance staffs & pallet arbors;Making Winding stems;Setting bezel jewels;Repivoting pinions;Using the sliderest;Making wheel & pinion cutters;Indexing;Making & mounting wheels & pinions;Saws & sawing;Files & filing.Plus 11 Tables on Split wire chuck sizes; Wheel chuck sizes;Jewel pusher sizes;Pivot drill sizes; Swiss screwplate sizes;American stand taps & dies;Formulas for thread cutting;Indexing at 40:1 and 80:1 ratio;Jewelers saw blade sizes;File selection. 393 pages. Size is 9 x 11”. Hardcover.

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An excellent all inclusive course on lathe work for any clock or watch repairman. 548 b&w photos and diagrams. Chapters include: Lathe & it’s construction;Tailstock & their attachments;Split wire chucks;Wheel & crown chucks;Jewel & sub-chucks & cement brasses;Other special chucks;The hand rest & its attachments;The sliderest, grinder & pivot polisher;The gear cutting & milling attachment;Lathe maintenance & care;Gravers, Measuring, Basic cuts;Thread cutting;Making pivots, balance staffs & pallet arbors;Making Winding stems;Setting bezel jewels;Repivoting pinions;Using the sliderest;Making wheel & pinion cutters;Indexing;Making & mounting wheels & pinions;Saws & sawing;Files & filing.Plus 11 Tables on Split wire chuck sizes; Wheel chuck sizes;Jewel pusher sizes;Pivot drill sizes; Swiss screwplate sizes;American stand taps & dies;Formulas for thread cutting;Indexing at 40:1 and 80:1 ratio;Jewelers saw blade sizes;File selection. 393 pages. Size is 9 x 11”. Hardcover.

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