Handy Workshop Tips and Techniques – 1st Edition

The must have reference book for every shed, “Covers all you need to know about anything you need to do in your workshop”

Please Note: To preview chapters in this book go to the “Brochures and Manuals” Tab.

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 and 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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The must have reference book for every shed, “Covers all you need to know about anything you need to do in your workshop”

Please Note: To preview chapters in this book go to the “Brochures and Manuals” Tab.

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 and 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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