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  • Tool and Cutter Sharpening (English, Paperback) Harold Hall

    Sharpening workshop tools is one task that is least understood by the majority of workshop owners. This book illustrates how most sharpening tasks can be carried out using an off hand grinder and a few simply made accessories to a standard comparable to that achieved using much more sophisticated equipment.

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  • Spindles (Paperback) Harprit Sandhu

    Describes the design, construction and use of a variety of spindles that will be of interest to the amateur engineer. Milling, grinding and drilling spindles are covered along with a unique light gear cutting frame for clockmakers.

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  • Simple Workshop Devices (Paperback) Tubal Cain

    Tubal Cain, who has enjoyed more than sixty years experience in designing and building engines and machines (in both full size and model scale) shares his experiences of making 52 ancillary lathe devices.

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  • Model Aircraft Aerodynamics (English, Paperback) Martin Simons

    The standard textbook on aerodynamic theory, as applied to model flight.

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  • Mechanical and Metal Trades Handbook (English, Paperback) Ulrich Fischer, Max Heinzler

    Englische Ausgabe des vielfach bewährten Tabellenbuchs Metall, 45. Auflage. ...

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  • Materials Selection in Mechanical Design (English, Paperback) Michael Ashby

    Materials Selection in Mechanical Design, Fifth Edition describes the procedures for material selection in mechanical design in order to ensure that the most suitable materials for a given application are identified from the full range of materials and section shapes available. Extensively revised for this fifth edition, the series is recognized as one of the leading materials selection texts,...

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  • Useful Workshop Tools (English, Paperback) Stan Bray

    A collection of fifteen invaluable additions to model engineer's armoury of tools and equipment from the former editor of Model Engineer's Workshop magazine. This practical collection covers benchwork, the lathe and milling operations.

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  • The Pipe Fitter's and Pipe Welder's Handbook (English, Paperback) McGraw-Hill Education, Thomas W. Frankland

    Explains mathematical calculations and technical methods for the pipe fitter and welder and provides relevant reference tables.

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  • Welding For Dummies (English, Paperback) Steven Robert Farnsworth

    Get the know-how to weld like a pro Being a skilled welder is a hot commodity in today's job market, as well as a handy talent for industrious do-it-yourself repairpersons and hobbyists. Welding For Dummies gives you all the information you need to perform this commonly used, yet complex, task.

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  • Two-stroke Performance Tuning (English, Hardback) A. Graham Bell

    Ignition, carburetion, cylinders, and exhaust systems for vintage and modern motocross and road bikes, Japanese motorcycles, and karting.

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  • Practical Lock Picking (English, Paperback) Deviant Ollam

    Includes lessons that allow even beginners to acquire the knowledge they need quickly. This title features: full-color photos make learning as easy as picking a lock; companion website is filled with indispensible lock picking videos; and extensive appendix details tools and toolkits currently available for all your lock picking needs.

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  • Electric Motors and Drives (English, Paperback) Austin Hughes, Bill Drury

    Suitable for non-specialist users of electric motors and drives, this title explores various widely-used modern types of motor and drive, including conventional and brushless D C, induction motors and servo drives, providing readers with the knowledge to select the right technology for a given job.

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  • Thermodynamics For Dummies (English, Paperback) Mike Pauken

    Thermodynamics For Dummies provides support in easily-understood language for students seeking additional help with thermodynamics and related fields.

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  • Composite Materials (English, Paperback) John Wanberg

    Composite Fabrication Handbook #3 continues this practical, hands-on series on composites with helpful how-to projects that cover a variety of topics geared toward assisting home-builders in completing their composite projects. Handbook #3 starts off where Handbook #2 ended, expanding on mold-making techniques including special methods for creating molds and composite copies of existing parts,...

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  • Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Fluids (English, Paperback) G. F. C. Rogers, Y. R. Mayhew

    The fifth edition has been issued to incorporate two new tables -- Data of Refrigerant 134a and a table containing for selected substances, molar enthalpies and molar Gibbs functions of formation, Equilibirum constants of formation, as well as molar heat capacities and absolute entropies.

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  • How to Run a Lathe (English, Paperback) John Joseph O'Brien, Miles William O'Brien

    2013 Reprint of 1942 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. South Bend Lathe Works sent out this manual with every Lathe they sold. Profusely illustrated. You get everything you need to set up a lathe and get it running. This is the lathe manual that Dave Gingery raves about. You get eleven chapters: history and development of the...

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  • Step by Step Passing the EPA 608 Certification Exam (English, Paperback) H Benetti

    A guide to passing the EPA 608 refrigeration exam, including the Core, Type I, Type II, Type III, and universal exams. Also includes practice questions that have been known to be on the test. Setup to be a guide to help HVAC technicians or anyone who needs to pass the EPA 608 refrigeration exam.

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  • A Reverence for Wood (English, Hardback) Eric Sloane

    Refreshingly written, delightfully illustrated book remarks expansively on the resourcefulness of early Americans in their use of this valuable commodity - from the crafting of furniture, tools, and buildings to the use of such by-products as charcoal and medicine. "One of Sloane's best books." -Library Journal.

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  • Rules of Thumb for Maintenance and Reliability Engineers (English, Paperback) Ricky Smith, R. Keith Mobley

    Helps engineers instill knowledge on a daily basis, to do their jobs and to maintain and assure reliable equipment to help reduce costs. This book includes graphs, charts, calculations, tables, curves, and explanations, and basic rules of thumb that engineers working with equipment will need for basic maintenance and reliability of that equipment.

    $59.68 $108.00
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