Welding: A Practical Guide to Joining Metals

Welding: A Practical Guide to Joining Metals

by Martin Thaddeus, Ed Thaddeus
     
 

From jewelry to plumbing to set design—practical instruction on joining metals, whatever the task at hand
 
Offering an authoritative introduction to each welding technique, accompanied by beginner's notes, this user-friendly, quick guide is perfect for identifying the technique right for any job. It explains a range of methods

Overview

From jewelry to plumbing to set design—practical instruction on joining metals, whatever the task at hand
 
Offering an authoritative introduction to each welding technique, accompanied by beginner's notes, this user-friendly, quick guide is perfect for identifying the technique right for any job. It explains a range of methods, such as soft soldering, TIG, gas welding, and MIG welding—the ideal choice for car repairs. For each method there are clear explanations for the scientific processes at work as well as alternative methods, and advice on the importance of safety. Specific advice on creating joints is given, using a range of popular techniques. Areas covered include plumbing, model engineering, vehicle repair and restoration, jewelry and silversmithing, clock and watch repair, metal sculpture, and set design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847971890
Publisher:
Crowood Press, The
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Martin Thaddeus worked for 25 years in vehicle restoration and is the author of How to Paint Classic Cars and How to Restore Classic Car Bodywork. His son Ed Thaddeus has repaired a wide variety of vehicles, and they have collaborated on many articles for Practical Classics magazine. 

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