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Aimed at everyone with a workshop, particularly home metalworkers, engineers, and professionals, use this guide to to make full use of a milling machine and enhance milling skills

Milling is one of the principal and most versatile machining processes for sizing parts in the workshop. Whether a professional engineer looking for advice, or an amateur looking to install your first milling machine, this book will show you how to make full use of your milling machine safely and effectively, and enhance your milling skills. Focusing on the commonly used vertical mill and vertical turret mill, and with practical advice and diagrams throughout, the book includes a guide to buying, installing, and using a small milling machine and accessories and basic cutting tool principles, with more advanced milling methods, including drilling, tapping, and reaming. There is also instruction on a variety of techniques ranging from work holding in the vice to using a rotary table.


David A. Clark is a freelance writer who has spent more than 30 years in the engineering industry using milling, turning, and grinding machines, both manual and CNC. He was the editor of Model Engineer and Model Engineers' Workshop for many years.