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Handy Workshop Tips And Techniques Manual

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Handy Workshop Tips And Techniques Manual

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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