Good Video on Machining Basics
Training somebody with no shop experience? Have them check out this video.
If you’re in the process of training somebody to be a machine operator who has limited or perhaps no shop experience, have them check out this video. The guy does a really good job of conveying a good deal of information related to the basics of how to attack a machining job (cutter selection, chip load, determining speeds/feeds, etc.). He calls it a brain dump, but it’s more helpful than overwhelming.