METALWORKING: Old-Fashioned Tools, Materials and Processes


METALWORKING: Old-Fashioned Tools, Materials and Processes

EDITED BY PAUL HASLUCK    Book Number: 86550    Product format: Paperback

There are two broad classes of metalwork - cast and hammered. With somewhere in the region of 2,000 illustrations, this remarkable book (undated) is a facsimile from the early 20th century we can only assume, and here in facsimile reprint paperback which we have imported from the USA. Examples include a skeleton clock, small horizontal and vertical steam engines, boilers, a petrol motor, water motors, a dynamo, an electric motor, a microscope and a telescope, gold and silver workings, electro-plating, wirework, electric bell making, oriental decorative brass work, repoussé work with freehand designs in the Working Sheet Metal section, all about soldering, brazing and riveting, drilling and boring, surfacing metals, smiths' work, foundry work and more. This classic guide has more than 2,000 beautiful black and white illustrations and clear, comprehensive instructions from building a blast furnace and polishing metals to forging iron and steel and spinning metals on a lathe. Includes the tools, materials and age-old processes of filing, scraping, polishing, tempering, drilling, soldering, riveting etc. A terrific heavyweight 760pp in softback.
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ISBN 9781616081850
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