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Instructor: Tony Paster

Workshop Fee:
NAWCC Member

$495 Early Bird (before 9/16/2014)

$545 Regular

Non Member

$535 Early Bird (before 9/16/2014)

$595 Regular

Lab Fee: $65.00

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School of Horology
514 Poplar Street
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717-684-8261 ext.237

Using a Jewelers Lathe I

Participant will become familiar with the jewelers lathe, its components and how basic cutting tools are used to cut and shape metal. Basic cutting of metal will be practiced and the following areas will be covered:
• Types of jewelers lathe’s
• Different parts of the jewelers lathe
• Lathe safety
• Types of cutting tools used on the lathe
• Preparing, shaping and sharpening your cutting tools
• Basic cutting and parts making on the jewelers lathe

Tools Student Required to Bring:

  • ·        Selection of eye loupes 10x, 4x

    ·        Pin vice to hold 1/8 square graver

    ·        Arkansas bench stone

    ·        Tweezers 3 or 3C

Optional Tools Students May Bring:

·        Needle/Escapement files

·        Sapphire file or burnisher

·        Dust blower

·        Pithwood

·        Rodico

The workshop will be held at the NAWCC School of Horology on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday between the hours of 8:00 and 4:30. This includes two 15 minute breaks and 1 hour for lunch.



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