Manual Lathe

Image of manul metal lathe

A manual lathe rotates the workpiece on an axis against the edge of a cutting tool. When the workpiece is created it will have symmetry on the rotating axis. This machine is used to cut, sand, knurl, drill, face, and turn materials. The manual lathe is a foundational piece of equipment of machining processes. 


  • Intro to Manual Lathe
  • Members need to provide their own safety glasses or purchase a pair ($3) at FUSE.


Brand: Cadillac

Model Number: HP-150

Short Description: a machine for shaping metal by means of a rotating drive which turns the piece being worked on against changeable cutting tools.