Traditional Toolmaking The Classic Treatise on Lapping, Threading, Precision Measurements, and General Toolmaking By Franklin D. Jones
 
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9781616085537
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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.
TitleTraditional Toolmaking
SubtitleThe Classic Treatise on Lapping, Threading, Precision Measurements, and General Toolmaking
AuthorBy Franklin D. Jones
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published1 March 2012
FormatPaperback
ISBN-139781616085537
Pages320
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.
ISBNs: 9781616085537 978-1-61608-553-7 Title: traditional toolmaking category:TEC ISBNs: 9781626366503 978-1-62636-650-3 Title: traditional toolmaking category:TEC 
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