Welding is a skill any do-it-yourself enthusiast needs in his arsenal. It is only when you can join metal that you can properly repair and create. This book is the perfect introduction for beginners, and an excellent refresher for veteran welders, a work so comprehensive and so complete that most readers won't need any furthe... read more
Celebrating nearly 100 years as "The Bible of the Mechanical Industries", The 28th Edition brings together volumes of knowledge, information and data gathered, revised and improved upon from experts throughout the mechanical industries. Extraordinarily comprehensive yet easy to use since it premiered, "Machinery's Handbook" p... read more
Understand Electronics will enable you to grasp the fundamental concepts of electronics as well as the more complex principles. Offering support and clarity throughout, this book covers everything from voltage, dividers and resisors to logic gates and Boolean algebra. You will gain a solid understanding and feel confident in ... read more
|Author:||John 'Lofty' Wiseman|
A new and fully updated edition of the original, bestselling survival handbook. Written by ex-SAS survival expert John 'Lofty' Wiseman, this book provides the most reliable, authoritative and respected survival information on the market. The original survival handbook -- the choice of both survival expert and novice, this bo... read more
This pioneering guide offers a proven method for thinking like an inventor and generating innovative, viable ideas. The "eureka moment" is when breakthrough ideas occur. The Eureka Method is a proven approach to making those moments happen! There are many books on inventing, most of which address how to secure and protect a p... read more
The perfect getting-started guide for hobbyists and artists who want to learn to work with metal. The TAB Guide to DIY Welding provides you with beginning welder/metalworker projects and instructions that will improve your proficiency quickly. This practical guide takes you through setting up a metalworking studio, finding lo... read more
Getting started with electronics has never been easier than with this full-color DIY guide The perfect companion for every hobbyist, Hacking Electronics provides a wealth of up-to-date tutorials and reference material ideal for DIY enthusiasts. The book explains essential components, including transistors, capacitors, and res... read more
768 pages Roger Timings Technical author, formerly at Henley College, Coventry, UK. One of the UK
In this book, long-time model maker Stan Bray describes the construction of a range of uncomplicated miniature steam engines, for construction by the model engineer. Single-acting oscillator to more sophisticated twin-cylinder double-acting engines are described as well as the construction of a range of boilers. The final pro... read more
|Author:||Stephen D Aspden|
From back country East Coast pumice soiled hills, through Waipukurau's rolling country and up to the peat-lands of the Waikato, Fencer Fred learned his craft at building conventional, electric, rail fences and assisted in the construction of many sheep, dairy- and cattle yards. This book is intended to be a resource fo novic... read more
With 688 information-packed pages and now in its 58th year, WRTH remains the single most authoritative source for DXers, listeners, broadcasters and engineers throughout the world. The 2004 edition features extensively updated national and international radio sections, and our unrivalled SW Stations of the World listing. LW, ... read more
|Author:||Thomas W. Frankland|
Explains mathematical calculations and technical methods for the pipe fitter and welder and provides relevant reference tables.
Gears in one form or another are part of most mechanisms, but they are by no means as simple as they may appear. This book explains simply and comprehensively the underlying theory involved, and in its second part, how to cut gears on a lathe or milling machine.
Contains techniques for shaping steel and aluminium, start-to-finish sequences with master craftsmen, information on how to fabricate Hot Rod, motorcycle and aircraft parts. Also covers sequences in aluminium and steel multi-piece projects and six fabrication sequencesRemus takes you through a number of start-to-finish sequen... read more
|Author:||H. Ward Silver|
* Favorable media coverage and heightened awareness of emergency and disaster preparedness are increasing public interest in amateur or "ham" radio * In a disaster situation, ham radio is often the only reliable method of communication; ham operators handle messages for police and other public service organizations during hur... read more
A welding guide for vehicles, implements, tools and structures. "The Farm Welding Handbook" covers how to set up a farm-specific welding shop, select and use welding equipment, safety, and varied welding processes. While the book focuses on oxyacetylene gas and welding, the most common methods such as wire-feed MIG welding fo... read more
4th Edition This is a definitive work on the small lathe which will prove invaluable to every amateur, garage proprietor and light engineer. It is a complete course of instruction embracing almost every process that can be accomplished on the highly adaptable small lathe.
|Author:||John G Anderson|
Suitable for home study, classroom use, or as a superior reference guide for the shop professional, this practical text presents a review and introduction to basic shop mathematics in a straightforward manner. *Offers a logical format that progresses from arithmetical operations through measurement systems to basic algebra... read more