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The Machinist's Bedside Reader: Projects, Hints, Tips and Anecdotes of the Trade

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This book includes fully dimensioned, working drawings and detailed instructions for several interesting projects including 15 practical machinists tools and lathe accessories such as:
  • A finger plate (flat vise)
  • A caliper-type knurling tool
  • A jig for sharpening small drills (1/8" to #60)
  • 3 accessory lathe faceplates
  • A handsome box latch that will mystify your friends
  • A shop-made sling swivel base
Plus you'll learn much useful shop know-how to help you get things done faster and easier in your shop.
  • How to sharpen a center punch?properly
  • What lube to use for tapping and machining copper
  • How to design and fit split cotters
  • How to hold thin work in the lathe chuck
You'll also enjoy the several machine shop anecdotes, and the fascinating account of a little lathe made "from nothing" in a Japanese POW camp. And you'll learn "The Secret of the Old Master," in a heartwarming story by Lucian Cary.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780969098027
Subtitle:
Projects, Hints, Tips and Anecdotes of the Trade
Publisher:
G. Lautard
Location:
West Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Subject:
Machine-shop practice
Subject:
Machinists' tools.
Subject:
Technologie mâecanique
Subject:
Outils de machinistes
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Publication Date:
1986
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
207

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