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Boring is a lathe operation for forming internal holes in a workpiece using a tool designed specifically for that task. Here's an example of a shallow hole bored into the end of a piece of 3/4" aluminum stock:

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Compared with drilling, boring has the following attributes:

You will learn how to:

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Topic Length: approximately 12 pages

Tools Needed