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Handy Workshop Tips & Techniques - 1st Edition
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    Chapter 01 - Setting Up Your Workshop
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    Chapter 02 - Tools & Techniques
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    Chapter 03 - Measuring & Marking
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    Chapter 04 - Fastners & Workshop Supplies
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    Chapter 05 - Drilling Steel
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    Chapter 06 - Grinding Polishing & Cutting
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    Chapter 07 - Working With Metal
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    Chapter 08 - Welding
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    Chapter 09 - Machining
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    Chapter 10 - Woodworking Machinery
Order Code: L345
Handy Workshop Tips & Techniques - 1st Edition
324 Colour Pages
"Covers all you need to know about anything you need to do in your workshop"
HAFCO
ORDER CODE
L345
Title
Workshop Tips &
 
Techniques Book
Number of pages
324 Colour Pages
Description
The must have reference book for every shed, "Covers all you need to know about anything you need to do in your workshop"

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Whether you’re an engineer, trades-person, farmer, hobbyist or a home handy-person, there will come a time when you will need help with a project or additional information to make your job easier to accomplish.

Handy Workshop Tips & Techniques provides excellent detailed explanations with step by step illustrations of a wide range of activities, from setting up your workshop, selecting tools, installing machinery and then how to use it. Major subjects are broken down in sub-categories, providing further detail, with hidden traps to look out for and ways to overcome these common issues.

CHAPTER 01 - SETTING UP YOUR WORKSHOP
- Workbench is the heart of the workshop
- Building a free-standing workbench
- Hold tight with the right vice
- Smart solution for workshop storage
- Reticulated systems offer compressed air on tap
- Play it safe in the workshop
- Ease the strain of heavy lifting

CHAPTER 02 - TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES
- Tips for buying tools
- Tooling up for engine overhauls
- Heaps of uses for handy files
- Cold chisels for cold, hard cuts
- Air tools work under pressure
- Freshen up equipment with spray painting
- Marking tools for security

CHAPTER 03 - MEASURING AND MARKING
- Master the art of marking out
- Measuring and marking timber
- Precision measurement for perfect results

CHAPTER 04 - FASTENERS AND WORKSHOP SUPPLIES
- Know your threads
- Smart advice for fastener selection
- Cut threads the right way
- Busted bolts, rusty nuts and snapped-off studs
- Quick fixes for stripped threads
- Secure fasteners for concrete floors
- Joining sheet metal with rivets
- Handy supplies for every job

CHAPTER 05 - DRILLING
- Drilling for perfect holes
- Know your drill bits
- Successful drill sharpening
- Drilling large holes in steel
- Using a magnetic base drill
- Drill bits for timber

CHAPTER 06 - GRINDING, POLISHING AND CUTTING
- Bench grinders a basic necessity
- Angle grinders demand respect
- Metal cutting methods
- Bust rust with abrasive blasting

CHAPTER 07 - WORKING WITH METAL
- Working with solid steel sections
- Hints for joining structural sections
- Working with pipe and tube
- Bending pipe
- Simple solutions for sheet metal cutting
- Forming and folding sheet metal
- Perfect curves with sheet metal rolling machines

CHAPTER 08 - WELDING
- Know the basics for good welds
- Safety steps for smart welders
- Put the spark into arc welding
- Electrode selection for strong welds
- Preparation for perfect welds
- Master the art of MIG welding
- TIG suits tricky welds
- Oxy set offers multiple uses
- Spot welding for sheet metal
- Plasma cutting steel

CHAPTER 09 - MACHINING
- Mastering the metal lathe
- Speeds and feeds
- Basic lathe operations
- Cutting threads in the lathe
- Multiple uses for milling machines
- Basic milling operations
- A word on coolant

CHAPTER 10 - WOODWORKING MACHINERY
- Table saw techniques
- Band saw basics
- Jointing and planing timber
- Dealing with dust
- Staying sharp with whetstone grinding
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