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Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades

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  • Metal Turning on the Lathe

    by David A Clark

    The lathe is an essential tool for all but the most basic of workshops. It enables the engineer to produce turned components to a high degree of accuracy. Often called the 'king of machine tools', it is also very versatile and can be used to make a wide range of engineering components. This new book shows you how to make full use of your lathe safely and effectively in your workshop. Topics ... Read more

    $19.24 AUD

  • The Complete Modern Blacksmith

    by Alexander Weygers

    Teach yourself the lost arts of blacksmithing, tool design, and tool repair.Design, forge, and fix your own tools, hardware, and household accessories with master craftsman and teacher Alexander G. Weygers. The Complete Modern Blacksmith contains clear, step-by-step instructions and hundreds of the author’s own detailed drawings, bringing scores of time-honored techniques to modern artisans – ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD

  • The One Device

    The Secret History of the iPhone

    by Brian Merchant

    The secret history of the invention that changed everything and became the most profitable product in the world.Odds are that as you read this, an iPhone is within reach. But before Steve Jobs introduced us to 'the one device', as he called it, a mobile phone was merely what you used to make calls on the go.How did the iPhone transform our world and turn Apple into the most valuable company ever? ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Practice

    by Seth Godin

    From the bestselling author of Purple Cow and This is Marketing comes an elegant little book that will inspire artists, writers, and entrepreneurs to stretch and commit to putting their best work out into the world.Creative work doesn't come with a guarantee. But there is a pattern to who succeeds and who doesn't. And engaging in the consistent practice of its pursuit is the best way forward.Based ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Faster, Higher, Farther

    The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal

    by Jack Ewing

    A shocking exposé of Volkswagen’s fraud by the New York Times reporter who covered the scandal.Updated with a New Afterword by the Author.When news of Volkswagen’s clean diesel fraud first broke in September 2015, it sent shockwaves around the world. Overnight, the company long associated with quality, reliability and trust became a universal symbol of greed and deception. Consumers were outraged, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Engine Airflow HP1537

    A Practical Guide to Airflow Theory, Parts Testing, Flow Bench Testing and Analy zing Data to Increase Performance for Any Street or Racing Engine

    by Harold Bettes

    This informative, fully illustrated handbook includes basic discussion on the science of engine airflow and relationships, how flowbenches work, testing individual engine components, how to analyze the data, calibration issues, intake and exhaust tuning, engine formulas, and putting it all together for maximum performance. ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD

  • Blacksmithing on the Farm - With Information on the Materials, Tools and Methods of the Blacksmith

    by Various Authors

    This book contains a classic guide to farm blacksmithing. Blacksmithing is an invaluable skill for the farmer, allowing him or her to produce and maintain whatever tools and materials they might require in the day-to-day running of their farm. With simple, step-by-step instructions coupled with detailed descriptions and helpful diagrams, “Blacksmithing on the Farm” will be of considerable utility ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • Welding Operations

    Includes Electrodes, Classification, Intended Uses, Automotive Processes, Materials, Methods, Destructive, Testing, Welds, Types, Joint Design, Theory, Inert Gas, Principles, Equipment, Safety Precautions, Metal, Nomenclature, and Troubleshooting

    by TSD Training

    series Welding
    Welding OperationsThe purpose of this course is to introduce the basic requirements involved in metal-arc welding operations and the inert gas welding processes, and maintenance of welding equipment.The scope of this course consists of describing the classification of electrodes and their intended uses; describing automotive welding processes, materials and identification processes; describing the ... Read more

    $3.97 AUD

  • Welding

    by Richard Lofting

    Welding is an essential technique for a wide range of jobs in the workshop. Whether you are new to welding or ready to try the more advanced techniques, this practical guide gives a thorough introduction to the method, and suggests ways of improving your skills to achieve professional and safe results.Explains the different types of welding and when they are best used.Advises on choosing equipment ... Read more

    $19.24 AUD

  • CNC Milling in the Workshop

    by Marcus Bowman

    CNC control of milling machines is now available to even the smallest of workshops. This allows designers to be more ambitious and machinists to be more confident of the production of parts, and thereby greatly increase the potential of milling at home.This new accessible guide takes a practical approach to software and techniques, and explains how you can make full use of your CNC mill to produce ... Read more

    $19.24 AUD

  • Fabrication and Welding Engineering

    by Roger Timings

    This brand new textbook by one of the leading engineering authors covers basic sheet-metal fabrication and welding engineering principles and applications in one volume - an unrivalled comprehensive coverage that reflects current working and teaching practice. It is fully up-to-date with the latest technical information and best practice and also includes chapters on non-technical but equally ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD

  • Bladesmithing From Scrap Metal: How to Make Knives With Leaf Springs, Saw Blades, Railroad Spikes, and Files

    by Wes Sander

    If you want to make knives, without spending top dollar on store-bought steel bars, then read on...***If you want to make knives, without spending top dollar on store-bought steel bars, then read on...***If you want to make knives, without spending top dollar on store-bought steel bars, then read on...Have you come across a piece of scrap steel that is perfect for forging into a knife?Do you want ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, Second Edition

    by Rex Miller and 1 more

    The most complete, up-to-date guide to industrial electricityThis practical resource offers comprehensive coverage of the entire electrical field and its equipment, including troubleshooting and repair. You'll learn how to read and interpret schematics and drawings and safely work with all electrical components and systems on the jobsite.The Second Edition features a new chapter on robotics, a new ... Read more

    $81.61 AUD

  • Electrical Engineering: Know It All

    by John Bird and 13 more

    series Newnes Know It All
    The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written to create hard-working desk references that will be an engineer's first port of call for key information, design techniques and rules of thumb. Guaranteed not to gather dust on a shelf!Electrical engineers need to master a wide area of topics to excel. The Electrical Engineering Know It All covers every angle including ... Read more

    $97.23 AUD

  • Learn to Weld

    Beginning MIG Welding and Metal Fabrication Basics - Includes techniques you can use for home and automotive repair, metal fabrication projects, sculpture, and more

    by Stephen Christena

    Master MIG welding and the metal fabrication techniques you need to repair, create, and duplicate projects in your home welding studio. Learn to Weld starts with the basics: setting up your studio, the right safety gear and safety procedures, and the equipment and materials you will need to begin with welding. With the help of step-by-step metalworking photos and tutorials, you will learn detailed ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Bladesmithing: 101 Bladesmithing Secrets: What Every Bladesmith Should Know Before Making His Next Knife

    by Wes Sander

    I used to struggle with knife making, but once I learned these secrets...Are you a bladesmith looking to get the most out of his next project?Are you looking for that one tip that could change the quality of your knives drastically?Are you stuck with a problem in your newest build, and are looking for a way to fix it?Are you looking to upgrade your bladesmithing skills within minimum time?Tips are ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Flint Knapping

    A Guide to Making Your Own Stone Age Toolkit

    by Robert Turner

    Flint knapping, which is the shaping of flint or other fracturing stone to manufacture tools, was one of the primary skills used for survival by our prehistoric ancestors. Early mankind once made and used these implements on a daily basis to hunt, prepare food and clothing, to farm, make shelters, and perform all the other tasks required for Stone Age existence. A material that has been with us ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • The Wheelwright's Shop

    by George Sturt

    This volume contains a detailed insight into the life and work of the wheelwright. The object of “The Craftsman Series” is to make this literature available in a form convenient for school use. The series consists entirely of books in which the craftsman speaks for himself, and in every volume the text is solely that of the author. George Sturt, the author of this volume, was a lover of the ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD

  • The Electrician's Trade Demystified

    by David Herres

    series Demystified
    Supercharge your CAREER as an ELECTRICIAN!Are you an aspiring journeyman or master electrician? The Electrician's Trade DeMYSTiFieD makes it shockingly easy to prepare for licensing exams and onthe- job success.Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide describes the typical licensing process, which varies by region, and explains how to determine the specific requirements for your ... Read more

    $37.39 AUD

  • Practical Metal Plate Work - With Numerous Engravings and Diagrams

    by Paul N. Hasluck

    This classic guide contains a complete course on plate metal working, originally written for novices and students. It describes every aspect of the subject in detail, offering the reader simple instructions coupled with helpful diagrams and illustrations. Highly recommended for anyone with a practical interest in metal work. Contents include: “Development Of Solid Figures”, “Tools And Appliances ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • Refrigeration Equipment

    by A C Bryant

    Refrigeration Equipment is a clear, practical guide to the installation, testing and servicing of industrial and domestic refrigeration equipment.Refrigeration technicians, who are poorly provided with good reference material, will welcome the author's hands-on approach. Other readers will include trainees on in-plant industry courses, building service engineers and maintenance staff in the frozen ... Read more

    $80.40 AUD

  • Mechanical Engineering: Level 2 NVQ

    by David Salmon and 1 more

    A thoroughly accessible and engaging workbook-style text, ideal for all NVQ students, including Foundation Modern Apprentices. Mechanical Engineering: Level 2 NVQ is a practical and interactive engineering book, written by practicing lecturers and designed for college students and Foundation Modern Apprentices. A highly readable text is supported by numerous assignments provided to build up a ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD

  • Dividing

    Tools and Techniques

    by Alexander du Pre

    A new practical guide to dividing (indexing) in the workshop. Whether new to the process or looking to enhance your skills, this book will introduce you to a range of dividing methods and explains how to achieve the best results both with and without specialist dividing tools. With step-by-step instructions and photography throughout, this new book explains dividing with the 'coordinate method' ... Read more

    $19.24 AUD

  • The Makerspace Workbench

    Tools, Technologies, and Techniques for Making

    by Adam Kemp

    Create a dynamic space for designing and building DIY electronic hardware, programming, and manufacturing projects. With this illustrated guide, you’ll learn the benefits of having a Makerspace—a shared space with a set of shared tools—that attracts fellow makers and gives you more resources to work with. You’ll find clear explanations of the tools, software, materials, and layout you need to get ... Read more

    $29.47 AUD