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Metal Working

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Do you know what to do if a pipe in your home leaks or the heating duct needs to be replaced? You might if you remember shop class from high school, but if not, this book can help! Go back to learning the basics of working with metal, from understanding the properties of various alloys and the tools to work with them to the fundamentals of shaping, cutting, and fastening it into various shapes. With helpful illustrations, insightful descriptions, expert secrets to soldering, welding, and forging, techniques for surface repairs and finishing, tips for setting up a workspace, and so much more, you'll learn to tackle DIY projects yourself!


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Pages 136
Publish Date 2011-03-01
Series Back to Shop Class
Size 7.5" x 9.0" x 0.3504"
Author Skills Institute Press
Product Form Paperback / softback


About the Author

John Kelsey is a journalist and editor specializing in woodworking and furniture making. He has a degree in woodworking and furniture design from the School for American Craft at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a former editor in chief of Fine Woodworking magazine and a publisher of woodworking and home building books at the Taunton Press. He is the author of Furniture Projects for the Deck and Lawn. He lives in Newtown, Connecticut.

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