Manual Milling Class

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The Manual Milling class is taught by Eric Peterson

This class focuses on the basics of manual milling and is a prerequisite for the Tormach class.


  • Safety
  • Parts of the Mill
  • How to indicate a vise
  • How to calculate proper machine RPM
  • The difference between climb and conventional milling
  • How to square a part
  • How to layout a semi precise part with Dykem fluid and calipers
  • How to center drill, drill, and counter bore
  • How to mill a pocket
  • How to use the shop's Do-All Bandsaw
  • How to use the shop's media blaster