Machining 101: Lathe

Learn the basic techniques of how to set up the metal cutting lathe, while you make your own scriber. A scriber is a hand tool used in metalworking and woodworking to mark lines on workpieces, prior to cutting. It is a must have for any aspiring maker!

Aluminum and safety equipment will be provided.

The instructor, Sharky Ireland, is a local maker with his own prototyping and design business called Customizations. Skilled in several making arena’s, he is a member and volunteer at Forge Greensboro, and a boyscout troop leader.