This reprint of South Bend's classic manual will teach all the functions you need to operate your lathe. It's great for history buffs, too. 126 pages. This is a reprint of the lathe manual that came with a South Bend lathe if you bought it years ago. It is the reference manual many generations of machinists grew up with. The manual has extensive charts, tables, and has numerous images to illustrate the topics. Topic include, but are not limited to: Annealing Brass Or Copper, Annealing Tool Steel, Boring In The Lathe, How To Braze, Case Hardening, Centering, Lathe Dogs, Compound Rest, Boring Bars, Countersink, Countersinking A Shaft, Cutting Speed For Metals, Don’ts For Machinists, Drilling On Lathe, Face Plates, Fitting Chuck To Lathe, Lathe Tools, Grinding Tool After Thread Has Been Started, Index Plate For Thread Cutting, Information On Gears, Key Seating A Steel Shaft, Knurling In The Lathe, Leveling Lathe, Location Of Lathe, Measuring Screw Threads, Metric Threads On An English Screw, Milling Arbor, Position Of Cutting Tool, Squaring, Taper Turning, Taper Attachment, Thread Cutting, Trueing A Valve, Trueing Emery Wheels, Using Lathe As A Drill Press, Using Reamer In Lathe, Woodruff Key-Way, and much more.