Eliminating Tool Chatter

August 8, 2014

Tool Chatter – What it is and how to eliminate it http://sherline.com/images/CutChatter.mpg

How to: Round parts milled using a rotary table

This short video shows how round parts are milled using a rotary table on the milling machine. Tom Boyer is doing the machining in the Craftsmanship Museum machine shop. http://sherline.com/RT%20Milling.wmv

Sherline CNC Cam Griunder

A CNC cam grinder in action making a cam for a Seal 4-cylinder, 15 cc model engine. http://sherline.com/Video/CamGrind30.mpg

Sherline CNC FAQ’s

I’m not an experienced machinist. How do I learn more about cutting metal? A good place to start is the regular┬ámachining FAQ page on this site. It will answer many of your basic questions about the tools and cutting metal. There is also a very informative illustrated book on machining in miniature that features Sherline…

Milling Machine Terminology

August 7, 2014

The function of a vertical milling machine The milling machine is the workhorse of the machine shop. In essence, a vertical mill is like a drill press except it is fitted with sturdy bearings capable of handling side as well as end loads. Normally up to 85% of machining jobs will require a mill rather…

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