WS-135 Using a Jewelers Lathe I

WS-135 Using a Jewelers Lathe I
Participant will become familiar with the jewelers lathe, its components, and how basic cutting tools are used to cut and shape metal.

Basic cutting of metal will be practiced and the following areas will be covered:

  • Types of jewelers lathes. 
  • Different parts of the jewelers lathe.
  • Lathe safety.
  • Types of cutting tools used on the lathe.
  • Preparing, shaping and sharpening your cutting tools.
  • Basic cutting and parts making on the jewelers lathe.

Tools Needed: 

  • Selection of eye loupes- 10x, 4x (required)
  • Pin vice to hold 1/8 square graver (required)
  • Tweezers 3 or 3C (required)
  • Students may optionally bring their own jewelers lathe with a set of collets, small drill bits/pivot drills, needle/escapement files, sapphire file or burnisher, dust blower, pithwood, and rodico

Tony Paster

Please contact Education at or (717) 684-8261 ext. 237 with any questions.

Workshop Fee:
NAWCC Member

$610 Early Bird (before 6/10/2020)
$665 Regular

Non Member
$655 Early Bird (before 6/10/2020)
$720 Regular

Lab Fee: $65.00 (included in the price of the workshop)

7/10/2020 8:00 AM - 7/12/2020 4:00 PM
NAWCC School of Horology 514 Poplar Street Columbia, PA 17512 UNITED STATES

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