Re: How It's Made Re: Re: SB Lathes, Lathes, Lathes, Lathes... the uber New England auction!!!
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It was mentioned that lathes sometimes have been removed from wood shop classes for safety/insurance reasons. Made me think that some early 1900s pattern makers lathes looked very much like metal lathes and would presumably safer.
From: Gregg Eshelman
Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 2:01 AM
Subject: How It's Made Re: [SOUTHBENDLATHE] Re: SB Lathes, Lathes, Lathes, Lathes... the uber New England auction!!!
On 3/25/2014 9:58 PM, maxumcaptain09@... wrote:
> I have been watching this thread all day and the last two comments drove
> me nuts. I am going to call myself an authority on this topic since I
> teach the largest high school machinist training program in the country.
> Here is why kids are not interested at first. They have no idea what
> machinist is until they get to see a shop. Until the recent few years
> how much effort was really put into showing young people where all of
> the manufactured goods they have come from?
The Canadian TV series "How It's Made" should be part of the school
curriculum. So should "The Secret Life of Machines".
You can legally download SLOM for free.