Traditional Toolmaking

The Classic Treatise on Lapping, Threading, Precision Measurements, and General Toolmaking
Product Number: EB00750200
Released: Jan 15, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781626366503
Publisher: Skyhorse
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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.

Author(s): Franklin D. Jones
Original Publish Date: Feb 06, 2012

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