Metal Lathe for Beginners [ENGLISH]

MS-001E | SGK [B]

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Metal lathe made easy...

This Safety and Basic Functions Course [SBFC] teaches you the basic handling and safety aspects of the Weiler Praktikant GS lathe.

Attendees will learn practical aspects of turning, including general safety, the Cartesian coordinate system, correct fitting of tools, setting coordinates, determing the right speeds for your job, as well as traversing and facing operations. 


This safety and basic functions course is a prerequisite for using the machines in MakerSpace!



  • Horizontal lathe Praktikant GS

  • Lathe tools

  • Drilling chuck, centring and machine bits

  • Grinding and surface treatment machines



3,5 hours


Minimum Age

  • 16 years
  • For users between 16 and 18 years of age, written consent of a parent or guardian is required.



Fluent English skills


Safety Requirements

Closed shoes must be worn in the workshop at all times. Access to MakerSpace will be denied in case of non-compliance, .


Notes on Booking

  • Information is subject to change without notice.

  • MakerSpace reserves the right to cancel the course if there are an insufficient number of participants.

  • Please maintain up-to-date contact information, so that MakerSpace can contact you in case of changes.


Costs (per person)

  • For members: 115 €

  • For non-members: 130 €

Tip: This course is also available as a voucher (Category B)!



If you have an idea in mind but no time to realize it, we will gladly take over for you if possible. Whatever there is to be done in the metal  workshop – we carry out your project!

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