Metalworking: Tools, Materials, and Processes for the Handyman

Metalworking: Tools, Materials, and Processes for the Handyman

by Paul N. Hasluck
     
 

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With over 2,000 black-and-white illustrations and clear, practical instructions given by expert handyman and blacksmith Paul N. Hasluck, Metalworking offers everything you need to know to turn a chunk of metal into a useful and well-crafted product.

From building a blast furnace and polishing metals to forging iron and steel and spinning metals on a

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With over 2,000 black-and-white illustrations and clear, practical instructions given by expert handyman and blacksmith Paul N. Hasluck, Metalworking offers everything you need to know to turn a chunk of metal into a useful and well-crafted product.

From building a blast furnace and polishing metals to forging iron and steel and spinning metals on a lathe, this comprehensive guidebook includes the tools, materials, and processes that are fundamental to the art of metalworking. Included here is information on working sheet metals, gold, and silver; building a dynamo and electric motor; making a vertical steam engine; and more!

This ultimate, do-it-yourself guide to metalworking is ideal for all handymen and women, do-it-yourself-types, and industry professionals—amateur and seasoned alike!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616081850
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
02/28/2011
Pages:
768
Sales rank:
1,101,992
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Paul N. Hasluck a true woodworking guru, was the craftsman behind titles such as Manual of Traditional Wood Carving, The Handyman’s Book: Essential Woodworking Tools and Techniques, Rustic Carpentry, Traditional Glassworking Techniques and Metalworking, The Handyman's Guide, and more.

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