Boring on the Lathe - 3: Setup
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A proper setup for boring requires that the correct boring tool is selected (not too long and not too small) and that the tool is set on center as shown below.
This video shows how to properly set up a boring bar for center line and depth clearance.
This video shows a machinist setting up a casting for a boring operation.
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