The lathe storages the operations executed by an operator and converts them automatically into G-codes. Next the operator presses the reproduction button to obtain an identical copy of a workpiece. Learning on the principle of execution of working phases and storage them. It enables shortening the CNC lathe configuration time by half and increasing the work output by 62%. The CNC standard functions broadened by the possibilities of a conventional lathe. Hand feeds in X and Z axes by means of 2 electronic handwheels. Semi-automatic pass by defining particular cycles.