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    DescriptionThis journeyman's collection of priceless tips, tricks, skills, and experiences will help any metalworker do better work and do it faster! It is written for hobbyists, apprentices, journeymen, foremen, engineers, and small shop owners alike, whether they are doing machining, welding, or fabricating. It covers hundreds of shop-tested techniques. It features hundreds of 4-color photographs. It fully integrates text and photographs. It provides wide range of topics. It includes extensive guidance for setting up your workshop. It is written from a folksy, personal perspective. This collection of priceless tips, tricks, skills, and experiences from a veteran of the trade is presented in a way that captures the readers' attention and engages them in the process of furthering their skills. It includes shop-tested descriptions and illustrations of creative and unique techniques and observations from four decades in the metalworking trades. It is perfect for hobbyists and veterans alike, and everyone in between, and for those who work out of either small shops or garages, backyard facilities and basements. Users will learn about: The shop environment; basic generic skills such as drawing and sketching, accuracy, speed, shop math and trigonometry, and angles; setting up your shop, including floors, light, heating and cooling, workbenches and tables, air supply, raw material storage and handling, safety equipment, filing, sawing, rigging and lifting. Manual and CNC lathes; manual and CNC mills; welding; flame straightening; sheet metal, patterns, cones, and tanks and baffles; and sanding, grinding, and abrading.


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    Title
    Metalworking - Doing it Better
    Subtitle
    Machining, Welding, Fabricating
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tom Lipton
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 220
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 1,161 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780831134761
    ISBN 10: 0831134763
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    BISAC V2.8: TEC005000
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26860
    Libri: I-TE
    BIC subject category V2: TDM, TGXW
    BISAC V2.8: TEC046000
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 671
    DC23: 671
    LC classification: TS205 .L56 2014
    Illustrations note
    4-colour photographs throughout
    Publisher
    Industrial Press Inc.,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Industrial Press Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    27 December 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgements; Introduction; Diving In; Brain Food; Bean Counter Lounge; Setting Up Your Shop; Manual Lathe; Manual Milling Machine; CNC Mill; CNC Lathe; The Welding Shop; The Lost Art of Flame Straightening; Sheet Metal Shop; The Abrasion Department; The Junk Drawer; Closing Thoughts; Recommended Reading List; Index.