Figure 6-1.--Gear-head engine lathe.
and the flat way (2). The ways are accurately
ways in alignment with the headstock. The headstock
is permanently bolted to the end at the operator's left.
machined parallel to the axis of the spindle and to
each other. The V-ways are guides that allow the
carriage and tailstock to move over them only in their
longitudinal direction. The flat way, number 2, takes
inset shows the inverted V-shaped ways (1, 3, and 4)