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9.2 Duplicating Lathe

Considerations [uses Heading 2 style above]

  • Pre-Operation Checklist is a prerequisite for ANY operation.
  • Proper stance and position are demonstrated.
  • The spur teeth and center are sharp and properly ground.
  • Live centers rotate smoothly and dead centers are sharp and lubricated.
  • Tail stock and spindle are properly positioned and locked securely.
  • Spindle blank is from clear, even grained wood, free from checks or other defects.
  • All tools are sharp and ready to use.
  • Speed is adjusted to suit diameter of part being turned.
  • Tools are fed with a smooth, continuous and controlled feed motion.
  • Operator clears machine and cleans work area after use.
  • Required OSHA approved personal protective equipment is worn.
  • No loose clothing, jewelry etc. is worn by operator.
  • Dust collection is utilized effectively.
  • Lock-out/Tag-out procedure is in place and followed.

Pre-Operation Checklist

Level 1

Performance Standard -
  • Verifies spindle blank turns freely by hand without excessive play between centers or contacting the tool rest.
  • Verifies that tool rest and tail stock are firmly locked in position.
  • Verifies height and clearance adjustment of tool rest.
  • Verifies dead center is lubricated (if applicable).
  • Verifies that tools are sharp and ready to use.
  • Verifies rotational speed selected does not produce unacceptable vibration.

Level 2

Performance Standard -
  • Prepares and installs spindle blank between centers.
  • Adjusts and locks position of tool rest base and tail stock.
  • Adjusts height and clearance of tool rest.
  • Adjusts rotational speed to optimal setting with dial or step pulleys.
  • Lubricates dead center as required.
  • Inspects lathe stand to ensure it is free of shavings.
  • Cleans lathe bed of wood or finishing residue.
  • Inspects drive belts to confirm they are free from cracks and tensioned correctly.
  • Meets Level 1 performance standard.


9.2.1 - Create template??

Level 1 - [uses Heading 2 style above]

Given . . . - [All other text uses Normal style above]
Performance Standard -
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Level 2 - [uses Heading 2 style above]

Given . . . - [All other text uses Normal style above]
Performance Standard -
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9.2.2 - Duplicate small part??

Level 1 - [uses Heading 2 style above]

Given . . . - [All other text uses Normal style above]
Performance Standard -
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Level 2 - [uses Heading 2 style above]

Given . . . - [All other text uses Normal style above]
Performance Standard -
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9.2.3 - Duplicate large part??

Level 1 - [uses Heading 2 style above]

Given . . . - [All other text uses Normal style above]
Performance Standard -
  • XXX
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Level 2 - [uses Heading 2 style above]

Given . . . - [All other text uses Normal style above]
Performance Standard -
  • XXX
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