A selection of New Books for the

 

Model Engineer

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This book explains what is envolved in the construction of working steam models & outlines briefly the history & variety of such engines

Written by John Haining    

Paperback 112 Pages

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This book covers the design, construction & care of steel boilers in general.

It is recommended to both beginners & experts alike.

An extra chapter  covers the author's designs of 3 vertical boilers- The sentinel, the caradoc & a 3" scale version.

Written by John Haining

Paperback  89 Pages

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This book assumes no previous experience & using the medium of twelve lathe turning projects will lead prospective model engineers through all of the basic techniques needed to tackle ambitious projects.

Written by Harold Hall

Workshop practice series 34

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This book assumes no previous experience of using a milling machine.

All of the projects are are extensively illustrated & include full workshop drawings.

Written by Harold Hall

Paperback  144 Pages

Workshop practice series 35

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A collection of 18 unique projects for home workshop equipment  including an auxilliary workbench,tap holders,distance & height gauges,a lathe back stop,a tailstock die holder,faceplate clamps,collets,DTI accessories,sash clamps,low profile clamps & a tapping stand.

Written by Harold Hall 

Paperback 103 Pages

Workshop practice series 39

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A compilation of facts, tables & procedures & data.

In both imperial & SI units, so that all generations of model engineers can feel at home.

WRITTEN BY  TUBAL CAIN

Paperback

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This book contains a comprehensive range of data which is required in the metalworking workshop

For those involved in restoration work, the book also includes details of items not now used , & for which data is not easy to locate.

Written by Harold Hall

Paperback  217 Pages

Workshop practice series 42

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A fully comprehensive survey of the use of a lathe for all forms of screwcutting in all thread forms, imperial & metric.

Calculations, gear trains, conversions etc, are all explaained but also set out in tabular form.

Written by Martin Cleeve

Paperback 173 Pages

Workshop practice series 3

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This book explains how to use the lathe for all types of milling work.

Tools, toolholding, workholding, feeds & speeds,  procedures & much more.

Written by Tubal Cain

Paperback  125 Pages

Workshop practice series 5

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This book examines in detail the processes, equipment & materials, and explains what is happening in the joints as they are made with practicle examples, test pieces , tabulated data etc.

Written by Tubal Cain

Paperback  136 Pages

Workshop practice series 9

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Written by R.E.Wakeford  

The author is an instructor in metalwork & allied crafts & describes fully all the processes likely to be encountered  by the hobbyist in a model or light engineering workshop.

Paperback  151 Pages

Workshop practice series 8

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This book not only provides comprehensive tables of all the tools available or likely to be encountered but also explains the differences in  in various types of drill & thread form & their practical applications.

One of the features of the book  is a  thorough examination of  the correct size holes for thread tapping avoiding broken taps.

WRITTEN BY TUBAL CAIN

Paperback  103 Pages

Workshop practice series 12

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This book contains useful advice  & instruction  for beginners on workshop practices including arbors & mandrels, belt jointing & splicing, shaft collars, finishing metal surfaces, G- clamps, surface gauges, cutting holes, special nuts, hand turning tools, the wobbler, case hardening & machining sq material.

Written by Ian Bradley

Paperback  95 Pages

Workshop practice series 20

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Gears in one form or another are part of most mechanisms,but they are by no means as simple as they appear.

This book explains simply, clearly, & comprehensively the underlying theory involved & how to cut gears on a lathe or milling machine.

It covers all the questions raised by by enthusiasts who have watched the author , IVAN LAW, demonstrating gear cuting techniques at exhibitions throughout Britain, where his advice on engineering matters is constantly sought.

Paperback 135 pages

Workshop practice series 17

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THE MINI LATHE HAS BECOME THE BEST SELLING ITEM OF MACHINERY IN THE HOBBY ENGINEERING MARKET.

This book is a complete course on using & improving this new generation of budget lathes.

It explains everything from setting up & "tuning" the machine for best performance to using accessories & carrying out tasks.

Written by David Fenner

129 Pages

Workshop practice series 43

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CAD Quick Overview

A practical guide to computeraided design, using the personal computer as a versatile drawing tool for technical drawing, replacing traditional draughtsman's methods with accessible and inexpensive modern
technology.

210mm x 148mm - illustrated 96 pages.

 

Written by
D A G Brown.  Workshop practice series 29

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Model engineers and amateur metalworks need to learn the tricks of accurate filing, sawing without breaking blades and dozens of other areas of handwork which experienced engineers take for granted. Details normal bench practice suitable for engineering apprentices helping in avoiding tools and spoiled work.

 

Written by Les Oldridge.

 

Workshop practice series 18

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 A guide to the many materials used by model engineers in their workshops, packed full of useful information providing the easy reference to finding the right material for a task or an item specified on a technical plan.

 

Written by Alex Weiss. 210mm x 148mm - illustrated 128 pages.

 

Workshop pratice series 30

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