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by Joe Martin
Tabletop Machining gives the reader not just the "hows" but also the "whys" of machining practices using the lathe and milling machine for metalworking. Included are down-to-earth descriptions as well as detailed photos and drawings. In addition, a large selection of project photos illustrates the amazing work that has been produced by craftsmen using small but capable ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published September 21st 1998 by Sherline Products Inc
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If a friend gives you his old Sherline vertical milling machine, and you have no idea where to start, this is the book for you. Not only does it provide real guidance for getting started with small mills and lathes, but it manages to give you the basics without dumbing it down too much. The only problem, it was written so long ago that it lists rec.arts.metalcraft as one of the best online resources for people getting into the craft ((c)1998, after all). Other than that sort of update, the only ...more