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Traditional Toolmaking : The Classic Treatise on Lapping, Threading, Precision Measurements, and General Toolmaking
by Franklin D. Jones




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Bringing together the collective wisdom of a past generation of craftsmen, Traditional Toolmaking provides an in-depth record of the skills and techniques that made the mass production revolution of the twentieth century possible. When first published in 1915, this book was an answer to a vast array of tool-room problems and explained many essential toolmaking operations. It includes timeless practices as well as some personally tailored methods by master toolmakers, including how to:

make straight forming tools
grind curved surfaces
gauge the angle of a thread
re-flute worn cutters
and much more

With detailed descriptions of every procedure, essential mathematical rules and calculations for use in the workshop, and a number of illustrative figures, this book stands as an invaluable reference for those with an interest in practicing hands-on toolmaking processes.

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Overview

Bringing together the collective wisdom of a past generation of craftsmen, Traditional Toolmaking provides an in-depth record of the skills and techniques that made the mass production revolution of the twentieth century possible. When first published in 1915, this book was an answer to a vast array of tool-room problems and explained many essential toolmaking operations. It includes timeless practices as well as some personally tailored methods by master toolmakers, including how to:

make straight forming tools
grind curved surfaces
gauge the angle of a thread
re-flute worn cutters
and much more

With detailed descriptions of every procedure, essential mathematical rules and calculations for use in the workshop, and a number of illustrative figures, this book stands as an invaluable reference for those with an interest in practicing hands-on toolmaking processes.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781616085537
  • ISBN-10: 1616085533
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publish Date: March 2012
  • Page Count: 320
  • Dimensions: 8.95 x 6.09 x 0.88 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.84 pounds


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