Old-Fashioned Toolmaking The Classic Treatise on Lapping, Threading, Precision Measurements, and General Toolmaking By Franklin D. Jones
 
Paperback
9781510702868
$16.99
Bringing together the collective wisdom of a past generation of craftsmen, Old Fashioned 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.
TitleOld-Fashioned Toolmaking
SubtitleThe Classic Treatise on Lapping, Threading, Precision Measurements, and General Toolmaking
AuthorBy Franklin D. Jones
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published3 May 2016
FormatPaperback
ISBN-139781510702868
Pages320
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.
Illustrations176 B&W photos.

About the author

Franklin D. Jones was a prolific writer of manuals on toolmaking, machinery, and mechanical engineering from the beginning of the twentieth century until his death in 1967.

ISBNs: 9781510702868 978-1-5107-0286-8 Title: old-fashioned toolmaking category:TEC 
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