WORKSHOP PRACTICE SERIES The Definitive Library for the Small Workshop 1. Hardening, Tempering & Heat Treatment
7. Art of Welding
A comprehensive exposition of the structure of steels & effects of different heat treatments.
2. Vertical Milling in The Workshop
How to use milling machines in clear and practical terms.
3. Screwcutting in The Lathe Calculations, gear trains, conversions, etc. are all explained & set out in tabular form.
4. Foundry Work for the Amateur
Perfect introduction to casting work in common conditions.
5. Milling Operations in The Lathe
How to use the lathe for all types of milling work. Illustrated examples of different work.
13. Workshop Drawing
8. Sheet Metalwork
14. Making Small Workshop Tools
Describes all the processes likely to be encountered by hobbyists in a model or light engineering shop.
9. Soldering and Brazing Details processes, equipment and materials for soft & hard soldering or brazing with various alloys.
#845-6AA $21.50 10.Saws & Sawing Examines all types of saws, hand and machine, with observations on their use & maintenance and with useful tables.
Describes accurate marking out & measuring by basic means at all stages of work.
New edition of Tubal Cain’s classic guide to making & reading technical workshop drawings, new illustrations
11. Electroplating This great resource book discusses plating with customary metals using simple equipment
Covers imperial and metric sizes and conversions,standard thread gages, special cases, and sharpening.
15.Workholding in The Lathe
Discusses all the aspects of safe and accurate workholding in the lathe.
16. Electric Motors
All types of electric motors for workshop use are described principles, operation, installation, braking, etc.
17. Gears and Gear Cutting
Information on gear cutting with useful tables and machinery techniques. Great reference work.
#911-8A 12. Drills, Taps, and Dies
How to make simple but useful tools for bench and lathe use. With working drawings.
6. Measuring and Marking Metals
The basic techniques for oxy-acetylene welding, brazing, flame-cutting and electric arc welding with mild steel, cast iron, stainless steel, copper, brass, etc.
18. Basic Benchwork
Learn the tricks of accurate filing, sawing without breaking blades and dozens of other areas of handwork.
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WORKSHOP PRACTICE SERIES The Definitive Library for the Small Workshop 19. Spring Design and Manufacture
Clearly explains every type of spring and all necessary calculations together with materials and methods.
20. Metalwork and Machining Hints and Tips
Useful advice and instruction for beginners with explanations of tools and techniques.
21. Adhesives and Sealants
Covers traditional adhesives, pros and cons, as well as more recent synthetics. Discsusses surface prep, handling hazards, deterioration, and practical advice.
22. Workshop Electrics
Includes planning, fusing, fixtures, fittings & wiring for 240 volt mains electricity.
Construction methods and details for building your workshop. Includes layout, planning, tools, cost saving ideas and more.
25. The Backyard Foundry
The basic principles, materials and techniques for making moldings and castings. Step by step procedures along with examples of locomotive cylinders.
26. Home Workshop Hints and Tips
A selection of useful hints and tips from a wide time-scale of the Model Engineer magazine
Describes the design, construction and use of a variety of spindles. Milling, grinding and drilling spindles along with unique light gear cutting frame for clockmakers.
28. Simple Workshop Devises
Handy gadgets any craftsman will need. Tubal Cain shares his 60 years of experience in designing & building engines & machines.
33.Making Clocks Great introduction for the beginner. Explains terminology, provides general details of construction including layout of wheels and escarpments.
34. Lathework: A Complete Course Great for beginners. Learn basic techniques from 12 easy to follow projects, fully illustrated and full working drawings.
35. Milling: A Complete Course
A complete self-tuition course using 4 major and 4 minor projects. Aimed at intermediate model engineers but will also appeal to more experienced operators.
Strips away the mystique surrounding CAD. Turn a computer into a versatile drawing tool.
30. Workshop Materials
A collection of 15 invaluable additions to the model engineers armoury of tools shown in drawings and photos.
29. CAD for Model Engineers
24. Electric Motors in the Home Workshop
How to identify and use discarded and surplus motors. Examples of actual workshop applications
31. Useful Workshop Tools
Describes materials used by model engineers including metal, wood, & plastic along with abrasives, adhesives, castings, etc.
Photo etching as applied by model engineers to precision production of metal parts for all aspects of model making
Radial work (like cutting gearwheels)on a lathe calls for dividing, a method of precisely spacing the cuts. Covers both simple and complex applications
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BUILD YOUR OWN METALWORKING SHOP WITH DAVE GINGERY 1.Charcoal Foundry
Buy the entire set at one time, all seven books. NOW ON SALE #929DG $59.75 $56.65
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4.The Milling Machine
Especially designed for the home shop. Has horizontal and vertical capacities.
2.The Metal Lathe
Make your own melting pots, simple tools, molding bench & flasks
5.The Drill Press Electric hand drilling can be tedious. If you have followed these project, you are ready to build your own drill press
You can build your own metal lathe with 7” swing and 12” centers .
3.The Metal Shaper
Build your own shaper that will cut keyways, splines, gears, and more.
6. The Dividing Head and Deluxe Accessories
7.Designing & Building the Sheet Metal Brake
Make accessories for the shop: chuck, steady rest, divding head, and more.
A welding project to build a compact, portable bending brake.
MORE BOOKS FROM DAVE AND VINCE GINGERY - PROJECTS YOU CAN BUILD YOURSELF! Building the Atkinson Differential Engine This amazing engine developed in the 1880’s completes all 4 strokes in a single revolution of the crank without timing gears. #7231VG $15.95 How To Build A Magneto Magnetizer Build this simple device to create new magnets or recharge weak ones. Only ordinary mechanical skills are needed. #7150DG $8.95 Build A Power Hacksaw With Vise This is simply a power driven hacksaw frame. Includes plans for a heavy duty vise. You need common hardware items and a 100 amp welder. #7126VG $9.95 How I pour Babbitt Bearings Vince gives you the history and definition of Babbitts with detailed instructions on how to make your own. #8724VG $7.95 Build a Universal Coil Winding Machine This machine can wind universal & honeycomb coils, single & multi-layer solenoids, and much more #8710DG $8.95
Building the Tesla Turbine Construct a model of the unique Tesla Turbine, with the original patent descriptions and drawings #7290VG $9.95 How to Build a Pipe Bending Machine Step-by-step instructions to construct a simple machine for bending pipe to any desired angle from 0 to 180°. #7125VG $8.95 How to Build a Slip Roll Machine The machine detailed in this manual is simple and inexpensive to build but this 24” slip roll will do a professional job. #7142VG $9.95 Working Sheet Metal You can hand fabricate nearly anything in sheet metal. Learn to develop patterns and how to cut, bend, fold, roll, and form sheet metal. #1334DG $8.95 Sheet Metal Technology Introduction to the basic sheet metal shop. Learn about forming sheet metal and create projects such as a shop dustpan, tool tote tray, tool boxes, and a charcoal grill. #1588 $14.95
Build A Two Cylinder Stirling Cycle Engine Here is an engine project you can build with basic equipment and limited skill and experience. Step by step details with plenty of illustrations. #1302DG $12.95 Building a Gas Fired Crucible Furnace This is designed especially for the home shop so it is very quiet in operation, easy to light and simple to operate. #7088DG $12.95 Making Crucibles Melting metal requires a heat resistant vessel - a crucible. Learn how they were made 100 years ago and convert that to practical use today! #7274VG $9.95 Shop NoteBook #1 from “Uncle” Dave Gingery Simple, Useful and Fun Projects and Ideas from Uncle Dave’s shop notebook. Learn to build a simple tool rest, a sturdy work bench, and more! #7258VG $7.95 Forge & Heat Treat This forge/heat treat oven created by Bill Goodman and Bob Holmes has a versatile design that allows for many uses. #7282DG $15.95
HOW-TO AND MACHINE SHOP BOOKS FOR THE HOME MACHINIST Original Machinist Bedside Reader Anecdotes, hints, tips, & projects from Guy Lautard, with 106 illustrations #TMBR#1 $19.95
The Machinist 2nd Bedside Reader & Bullseye Mixture Even more great plans and shop information #TMBR#2 $21.95
The Machinist 3rd Bedside Reader More projects, new ideas, and shop notes from Guy Lautard. #TMBR#3 $25.95
Model Making 1925 Great advice on your shop, machinery, tools, and methods, plus more projects than you’ll ever have time to complete. #4325L $15.95 Shop Theory (1942) Provides you with quick working knowledge of basic tools, machines, and instruments. The fundamentals of machine shop work. #20064L $16.95 Drilling & Thread Cutting Handbook 1924 A compilation of experiences in drilling metal and cutting threads. #21117L $7.95
“BALL BOOK” Tables and instructions for ball and radius cutting. Pocket Book. By Guy Lautaurd. #BALLBOOK $12.95
Machine Projects South Bend Lathe 1954 book of projects for industrial and vocational students to learn basic machining skills. #22482L $11.95
Running an Engine Lathe 1941 Practical suggestions which will give a young machinist or apprentice principles of engine lathe work. #4708L $6.95
Machine Shop Odds & Ends Articles from early issues of Machinery Magazine on a variety of subjects, including a 1917 article about constructing a clock. #22415 $9.95
Popular Mechanics Lathe Handbook #1 (1925) Compilation of metal lathe articles that ran in Popular Mechanics magazine in the early 1920’s #20838L $7.95
Metal Spinning 1936 History of metal spinning, necessary mechanical setups, spinning tools, chucks, lubricants, and techniques. #4830L $9.95
Turning Metal on a Simple Lathe Age-old method of “simple turning” that can be used on handmade lathe. #884L $4.00
Brass and Alloy Founding Chapters on alloys, molding, bearings, furnaces, and more. #3160L $7.95
Babbitt Bearing Techniques Selected articles from the early issues of Machinery magazine revealing early manufacturing methods of babbitted bearings. #22440 $5.95 Steam Engine Projects Young Mechanic 1871 Guide to building simple but functioning steam engines and their boilers. #20234L $4.95 Steam Engine Design 1896 Learn the secrets of building high quality steam engines like the sophisticated turn-ofthe-century steam engines. #4104L $9.95 Toy Steam Engines: The Favorite Classic reprint of directions for the Weeden Favorite Steam Engine. #RL120PM $3.40 Toy Steam Engines and Accessories, Weeden Clean line drawing and descriptions from 1937. #RL113PM $13.55 Miniature Steam Engines, Motors and Accessories (late 20’s) Clean line drawings and descriptions of 28 engines, 2 boats, and much more. #RL116PM $14.00
Blacksmith Shop & Iron Forging 1906 Explores the general method of working iron with simple tools. #4074L $7.50
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REFERENCE BOOKS FOR THE HOME MACHINIST The Home Machinist Handbook
Machinery’s Handbook 26 “The Bible of the Mechanical Industries”, the expanded 26th edition in ‘toolbox-size’ #2625-6 $85.00
Introduction to machine work. Plenty of pro tips and 10 do-it-yourself projects for both the beginner and experienced machinist. Covers hand tools, lathes, safety and much more. With handy charts and tables plus illustrations.
Machine Shop Practice Sections on numerical control, grinding wheels, cutting tools and tool wear, basic drilling, machine setups, formulas, methods. 70 tables and 760 illustrations. #1126-7 Vol. 1 $21.95 #1132-1 Vol. 2 $21.95 Pocket Ref, 3rd Edition New updated reference with 768 pages of formulas, tables, maps, constants & conversions and much more. All in one handy book that fits in your shirt pocket. 3.2”x5.4”x.06” #5903-SP $12.95 Machine Shop Essential Questions & Answers This back-to-basics book contains all the info needed for a fundamental understanding of machine tools in easy to read questions/answer format. #54495 $44.95 Metalcasting A complete and practical do-it-yourself guide to all kinds of metalcasting in the home shop. #1173-T $34.95
Machinery’s Handbook Guide How to use the Handbook. #2699-X $12.95
Machine Shop Training Course Outstanding treatise on machine shop practice including fundamentals, principles, and methods of adjusting and using different types of machine tools. #1039-2 Vol. 1 $20.95 #1040-6 Vol. 2 $20.95 Metal Cutting Tool Handbook Provides information on various types of metal cutting tools. Useful tables and formulas. #1177-1 $47.95
Student’s Shop Reference Handbook Specifically compiled for students in vocational schools, technical institutes, and apprenticeship courses, 2nd edition. #3079-2 $20.95 Basic Machining Reference Handbook Easy-to-use source for experienced machinists as well as others not directly involved with machining such as tool designers, estimators, or programmers. 2nd ed. #3120-9 $34.95
Die Design Fundamentals Definitive introduction to die design. Includes: 14 steps to design a die, how to design blanking punches, how to apply fasteners, and more! #1172-0 $31.95
Jig and Fixture Design Manual For the experienced engineer as well as the student, this reference presents fundamental aspects of jig and fixture design. #1098-8 $44.95
Application of Metal Cutting Theory Combines theory with application to explain basic scientific and economic concepts of metal cutting. #1176-3 $38.95
Guide to World Screw Threads Includes Unified and American thread series. Overview of all standards. #1092-2 $29.95
Complete Practical Machinist 1894 Discusses lathe work, vise work, drills, taps, & dies in days gone by. #22466L $24.95
Lathe Operation and Maintenance 260 pages of examples, charts, photos, and illustrations to clearly explain the principles of operating a metal lathe. #3409 $32.95
Model Engineering A Guide To Model Workshop Practice 1915 The construction and assembly of boilers, steam engines, power hammers, cannon, and much more. #3128L $22.95
The Compact Lathe by Stan Bray. Comprehensive intro to the compact or portable lathe. This classic book for model engineers is updated with latest lathe technology. #227-8 $25.95
Gear Design Simplified Contains a series of simply diagrammed gear-designing charts, illustrating solutions to practical problems #1159-3 $32.95 Machine Shop Trade Secrets Whatever your level of experience, this guide can make you a better machinist by showing you faster, surer methods. #89765 $39.95
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HOW-TO AND MACHINE SHOP BOOKS FOR THE HOME MACHINIST The Amateur’s Lathe Shows how the small industrial user and model engineer can perform a variety of operations. By Ian Bradley. #288-1A $21.50
Quality Gaging Tips 143 instructive articles from Modern Machine Shop mag. Will help you to better understand principles of gaging, and improve personal techniques. #391-3 $39.95
Amateur’s Workshop Comprehensive reference for setting up a workshop and use of various machines and tools. Processes such as knurling, reaming, milling in the lathe, and standard workshop techniques. Ian Bradley #1301 $21.50
Heat Treatment, Selection & Application of Tool Steels, 2nd ed. Reference for tool makers, heat treaters, and engineers . Step-by-step “recipes” for properly heating a wide range of tool steels. #376-X $38.95
Lathe Work for Beginners Instructions for properly using various tools, including directions for wood and metal turning, and for building homemade lathes. #2962L $15.95
Fundamentals of Press Brake Tooling Basic information you need to know in order to design and form good parts. No other book about press brakes comes close to the breath of information in this hardback book. #382-4 $59.95
Lathe Operations 1937 Reprint of classic 1937 text. Brief introduction to the lathe, cutting speeds & lubricants, cutting tools and their use. #21109L $13.95 Turret Mill Operation For the novice and machinist-in-training. You will learn to build one chapter upon an another to attain the skills for vertical kneetype turret mill operation. #273-9 $42.95 Milling Machine Operations 1937 These jobs are typical of the hundreds of major operations which a skilled mechanic is called to do. #21141L $9.95
Hard Milling and High Speed Machining High speed machining is done before heat treat, to rough and semi-finish part. Hard Milling is when you machine the finish and accuracy into a part after the heat treat process. #377-8 $59.95 Model Engineering: A Foundation Course Basic techniques of model engineering. Includes how to buy and set up a lathe, making and using cutting tools, mililng and boring, and much more. #152-2 $39.95 Model Engineer’s Handbook Invaluable reference source for all model engineering fans by Tubal Cain. #890-1A $17.00
Metal Casting: Sand Casting Manual for Small Founry Volume 1 and 2 By Steve Chastain. Volume 1 begins with melting aluminum cans over a charcoal fire and end by casting cylinder head. Vol 2 has more advanced techniqes. #324 Vol 1 $19.95 #332 Vol 2 $19.95 Iron Melting Cupola Furnaces By Steve Chastain. Plans and instructions for a 10” diameter cupola that will melt 330 lbs of iron per hour when powered by a shop vac. #308 $19.95 Oil-Fired Tilting Furnace By Steve Chastain.
Plans and instructions for an oil-fired furnace that easily melts 100 pounds of aluminum per hour with propane, diesel or motor oil. #316 $19.95 Complete Handbook of Sand Casting Do-it-yourself guide to forming all types of metal in versatile sand molds. Clear easy to follow instructions. #1043-T $17.95
Cast Small Metal and Rubber Parts A make-your-own guide for hard-to-find small parts. Make highquality, defect-free castings for almost any purpose. #2614-T $14.95 Melting & Casting Aluminum 1925 Engineering text which covers production of secondary aluminum, melting practice, foundry practice, and much more. #4597L $9.95
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NEW FIREARMS BOOKS AND KNIFE BOOKS JUST ADDED TO OUR CATALOG Bolt Action Rifles Expanded 5th Edition Instructions for takedown/disassembly, technical descriptions, hints for reworking and dimensional specs of firearms since the Mauser of 1871. #BAR4 $29.99 Gunsmithing: Pistols & Revolvers, 2nd ed A complete look at repairs and upgrades with handy troubleshooting guide. Tools list and a series of miniprojects. #GPR2 $24.99 Gunsmithing: Guns of the Old West Covers more than 40 original and replica guns. An important reference for collectors, cowboy action shooters, and hobbyists. #GUWS $27.95 Gunsmithing:Shotguns Provides detailed instructions for the millions who own shotguns. It also includes questions to ask before a professional gunsmith starts working. #GSHOT $24.95 Gunsmithing: Rifles This book offers guidance on rifle repair and improved performance: from wood refinishing to smoothing a rough trigger pull and MORE. #GRIF $24.95 Black Powder Hobby Gunsmithing Keep busy with projects for all levels of experience. Tutorials on building from kits and a resource directory. #BHG $18.95 Game Gun, 2nd Ed Covers everything from making stocks and barrels to engraving, checkering, and gun fit. #GAMGN $34.95
The Gun Digest Book of the Glock Comprehensive review of the revolutionary Glock pistol which encompasses the pistol’s history and design. #GDGLK $27.99 The Gun Digest Book of the 1911 This complete guide to the model 1911 pistol covers maintenance, ammunition, and accessories to maximize performance. #PITO $27.95 Winchester Slide Action Rifles Features exhaustive history of the rifles including receivers, barrels, stocks, and engravings. Includes patent drawings plus takedown and assembly. #WSAR $39.99 Flayderman’s Guide to Antique American Firearm and their Values
Covers over 4,000 antique American firearms from colonial era to 1900. #FLA8 $34.95 Complete Book of Pocketknife Repair: A Cutler’s Manual
Pocket book of All you need to know to repair almost any knife. Photos of each step from start to finish. #KPR01 $11.95 How to Make Folding Knives:Step-by-Step Follow easy instructions on how to make a folding knife. Safety tips, suppliers’ lists and frequently asked questions. #KMF01 $15.95 How to Make Knives Complete instructions on making high quality handmade knives forging and stock removal, mirror polishing, safety techniques, & more! #KHM01 $13.95
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Practical Gunsmithing American Gunsmith editors troubleshoot common problems and outline technical skills for bench work, choosing tools and measuring instruments and more! #PG $21.95 Encyclopedia of Antique Tools & Machinery More than 60 categories, including adzes, cement tools, carpenter tools, hatchets, beekeeping, plumbing and gardening tools. #WATM $24.95 Building Workshop Workstations Fighting cramped quarters or looking to be more organized? You will want these 11 detailed plans for selfcontained units for every tool & accessory in a shop. #70585 $24.99 Levine’s Guide to Knives & Their Value This 5th edition provides everything one needs to know to successfully collect knives including updated prices. #LGK5 $29.95
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THE HOME SHOP MACHINIST COLLECTION The Shop Wisdom of Frank McLean HSM’s first 14 years with Frank. Practical shop tips, clever techniques, and useful accessories. #SWFM $39.00 The Shop Wisdom of Philip Duclos These pleasurable projects for the skilled machinist are also great learning projects for the beginner. #SWPD $39.00 The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Each volume contains micro machining articles, invaluable tools and clever hobby projects. #SWRK1 Vol. 1 $39.00 #SWRK2 Vol. 2 $39.00 #SWRK3 Vol. 3 $39.00 #SWRK4 Vol. 4 $19.95 Building The Shay Kozo’s premiere geared locomotive construction series in 3/4” scale with instructions for scaling up to 1” or 1-1/2”. #BTS $48.00
Metalworking:The Best of Projects in Metal Book One: years ‘88-’89 Book Two: years ‘90-’91 Book Three: years ‘92-’93 Each book contains tools, techniques, projects, and shop improvements. #MW1 Book One $39.00 #MW2 Book Two $39.00 #MW3 Book Three $39.00 Projects One thru Eight
Over 350 shop projects in all
#PR1 vol.1, #PR2 vol. 2 #PR3 vol.3, #PR4 vol. 4 #PR5 vol.5, #PR6 vol. 6 #PR7 vol.7, #PR8 vol. 8 $39.00 each Or take all eight: #PR1-8 $280.00 So You Want to Build a Live Steam Locomotive The standard reference work for builders of working steam locomotive models. Tools required, design considerations, engineering data, etc. #BLSL $39.00
Steam and Stirling Engines You Can Build, Books 1 & 2 Thirty-five time-tested steam projects in all, #ST1 Book 1 $39.00 #ST2 Book 2 $39.00 Building a Single-shot, Falling-block Rifle Action This popular gunsmithing project for firearms enthusiasts is presented in soft-cover format for workbench ease. #BSFR $16.00 Build an EDM Remove metal by spark erosion through electrical discharge machining. Soft Cover. #EDM $18.00 Machining Fundamentals A comprehensive text that provides an introduction to the various machining operations, setups and procedures. #MCF $58.00