Metal lathe reminder

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Stephen Rodway

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Jan 4, 2022, 4:12:36 PMJan 4
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Wanted to remind people that if you're using the metalworking lathe,
you're expected to check that the tool-height on each tool is correct
before you use it.

I know that they're fine 99% of the time so it's real tempting to just
throw them in and use them (guilty of this myself quite often), but
sometimes they do get set wrong and a couple of people have been having
bad luck with metal turning recently and it turns out that the tool
heights were mis-set.

So if you're having issues, especially issues with poor surface finish,
then it's worth just spending a few seconds to check that the tool
height has been set right to avoid wasting a lot of time getting lousy
results.

Steve
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