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Home Workshop Hints & Tips Book -(Reference #WPS26)
VIC SMEED

A selection of useful hints & tips. includes many helpful nuggets of knowledge which have appeared in brief notes or articles over the years.

 

Spindles Book (Reference #WPS27)
HARPRIT SANDHU

This book describes the design,construction and use of a variety of spindles that will be of interest to the Model Engineer. Milling,drilling & grinding spindles are covered along with unique light gear cutting frame for clock makers.

 

Simple Workshop Devices Book(Reference #WPS28)
TUBAL CAIN

Tubal Cain shares his experiences in designing and building engines and machines.An essential addition to nay model engineers library.

 

Cad for Model Engineers Book -(Reference #WPS29)
D. BROWN

Derek brown shows how by taking one step at a time the computer can be turned into a versatile drawing tool.

 

Screwcutting in the Lathe Book
 
(Reference #WPS3)
A fully comprehensive survey of the use of a lathe for all forms of screw cutting in all thread forms,imperial & metric Author M. Cleeve

 

Workshop Materials Book -(Reference #WPS30)
ALEX WEISS

This book describes the many and varied materials used by Model Engineers in their workshops such as ferrous and non ferrous metals,hard and soft woods and a number of engineering and non engineering plastics.

It provides an easy reference for those seeking the right material for the task or an item specified on a plan.

Useful Workshop Materials Book(Reference #WPS31)
STAN BRAY

In this follow up to Making Small Workshop Tools Stan Bray Presents another collection of invaluable additions to the model engineers armoury of tools & equipment.

 

Unimat 3 Lathe Accessories Book (Reference #WPS32)
Projects described here increase the scope of the Unimat 3 Lathe and advise on the performance of a number of tricky operations.Invaluable to all Unimat owners

 

Lathework- A Complete Course Book -(Reference #WPS34)
NEW!! If fear of the unknown is all that is preventing you from embarking on the satisfying hobby of model engineering , then this is the book that will banish your concerns.

 

Foundrywork for the Amateur Book
(Reference #WPS4)
This book is regarded as the perfect introduction to casting work in common metals. this new edition brings everything right. Author Terry Aspin

 

Milling Operations in the Lathe Book
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(Reference #WPS5)
This book is a thorough and practical discourse on how to use the lathe for all types of milling work. Author - Tubal Cain.

 

Measuring & Marking Metals Book
 
(Reference #WPS6)
Model engineers and many small workshops do not need or have access to the sophisticated measuring equipment used in industry.Accurate marking out and measurement by more basic means at all stages of work are comprehensively described. Author Ivan Law

 

The Art of Welding Book
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(Reference #WPS7)
This book sets out the basic techniques for oxyacetylene welding,brazing,flame cutting and electric arc welding with steel,cast iron,stainless,copper, brass in sheet plate or cast form. Author W. vause

 

Soldering & Brazing Book (Reference #WPS9)
TUBAL CAIN

Joining metal by one form or another of soft & hard soldering or brazing with various alloys are run of the

mill jobs in model engineering. tubal cain examines theprocesses,equipment, materials and explains what is happening in joints as they are made.

MILLING A COMPLETE COURSE Book -(Reference #WPS35)
THROUGH THE PAGES OF MODEL ENGINEERS WORKSHOP MAGAZINE AUTHOR HAROLD HALL HAS ESTABLISHED A REPUTATION FOR INTRODUCING THE MODEL ENGINEER TO A WIDE RANGE OF MACHINE TOOL OPERATIONS. IN THIS BOOK HE INTRODUCES THE MILLING MACHINE. THIS BOOK ASSUMES NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE OF USING THE MILLING MACHINE AND THROUGH THE MEDIUM OF 8 PROJECTS WILL LEAD PROSPECTIVE USERS THROUGH ALL THE TECHNIQUES INVOLVED. 144 PAGES

Hardening & Tempering Book
 
(Reference #WPS1)
A comprehensive exposition of the structure of steels and the effects of different heat treatments particularly in respect of tools. With accurate colour temperature charts .Author - Tubal Cain

 

Saws & Sawing Book
 
(Reference #WPS10)
IAN BRADLEY

This book examines all kinds of saws,hand and machine,their use,maintenence and useful tables relating to various applications

 

Electroplating Book
 
(Reference #WPS11)
POYNER

This title will be of value to model engineers and small workshops wishing to plate with any of the customary metals using simple equipment.

 

Drills Taps & Dies Book (Reference #WPS12)
TUBAL CAIN

In this book tubal cain discusses drills and drilled holes and threading with taps & dies,primarily by hand.imperial and metric sizes plus conversions are included together with all standard thread gauges,sharpening etc

 

Making Small Workshop Tools Book
(Reference #WPS14)
STAN BRAY

Making 14 simple but useful adjuncts to the tool kit for bench and lathe use,taking no more than 3to4 hours or involving special materials,yet each able to save considerable time in use as well as aiding accuracy.with working drawings,photos etc.

Workholding in the Lathe Book (Reference #WPS15)
TUBAL CAIN

Tubal Cain discusses all the practical aspects of the subject, with many photographs to illustrate specific points

 

Electric Motors Book (Reference #WPS16)
JIM COX

Principles,characteristics,operation,installation,

speed control, braking etc plus generators,safety testing and a useful section on identifying and applying scrap motors.

 

Gears & Gear Cutting Book (Reference #WPS17)
Explanations & reasons for all conventional types of gears are clearly set out in this book together with useful tables and machinery techniques to form an invaluable reference work for anyone dealing with machinery.

 

Basic Benchwork Book (Reference #WPS18)
LES OLDRIDGE

This title details normal bench practise suitable for engineering apprentices. by avoiding broken tools and spoiled work,this book will save its cost many times over.

 

Spring Design & Manufacture Book (Reference #WPS19)
TUBAL CAIN

Every type of spring and all the necessary calculations are clearly explained as well as materials and methods

 

Vertical Milling in the Home Workshop Book (Reference #WPS2)
Small workshops,including those of model engineers are making increasing use of small vertical milling machines. this book explains how to use them in clear terms. Author - A. Throp

 

Metalwork Machining Hints & Tips Book (Reference #WPS20)
IAN BRADLEY

A workshop information pot pourri combining useful advice and instruction for beginners with explanations of tools and techniques often familiar in name but not always found described in detail.

Adhesives & Sealants Book (Reference #XWPS21)
DAVID LAMMAS

David Lammas covers traditional adhesives,their advantages and shortcomings as well as synthetic products.

 

The Backyard Foundry Book (Reference #WPS25)
TERRY ASPIN

This book covers basic principles,materials and techniques,pattern making,mouldin boxes,coresandcoreboxes,metals,electric,gas and coke furnaces.step by step procedures are also included with examples of locomotive cylinders and wheels. written primarily for the model engineer.

Electric Motors in the Home Workshop Book (Reference #WPS24)
JIM COX

Detailed advice is given onhow t0 identify and make good use of discarded and surplus motors from both domestic and industrial sources and also how to operate three phase motors from single phase supplies.