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Metalworking: Doing it Better draws heavily from Tom Lipton's bestselling Metalworking Sink or Swim. It will help you develop new metalworking skills and improve those you already have. The most substantive changes between Metalworking: Doing it Better (DIB) and Metalworking Sink or Swim (SOS) are found in the page layout and design.
Publication Date: 2013Book Size: 8.5 x 11Pages: 344Edition: 1stCover: Soft coverAuthor: Lipton
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements Chapter 1: Diving InWelcome to Doing It BetterPersonal Learning AttitudeShop EnvironmentWhat's a Journeyman ANyway?Chapter 2: Brain FoodCommunicationDrawing and SketchMinimizing Screw-upsAccuracySpeedShop MathMass, Volume, and AreaAngles and Shop TrigonometryThe Metric SystemComputers and the MetalworkerDumb and DumberWant to Make a Million Dollars?Chapter 3: Bean Counters LoungeEngineers and MetalworkersShop TalkDimensioningOther TipsChapter 4: Setting Up Your ShopFloorsLightFood AreasHeating and CoolingWorkbenches and TablesAir SupplyRaw Material Storage and HandlingMaterial Identification and CharacteristicsSafety EquipmentTool CribBench WorkFilingSaws and SawingRigging and LiftingChapter 5: Manual LatheLearning to Love the LatheGetting Started with the Manual LatheStep TurningThreading in the Manual LatheMultiple Start ThreadsChapter 6: Manual Milling MachineBridgeport MillsSuggested ImprovementsSpherical Surface GenerationChapter 7: CNC MillWorking with CNC EquipmentCNC MillChapter 8: CNC LatheCNC Lathe ProgrammingCNC Lathe Part MakingChapter 9: The Welding ShopGetting StartedLayout WorkSome of My Favorite Hand ToolsWelding TablesBrake BumpingChapter 10: The Lost Art of Flame StraighteningLimitationsHow Flame Straightening WorksHeat InputMappingApplying the CorrectionStraightening Shaft and TubesSpecial Application of Heat ShrinkingCorrecting WeldmentsChapter 11: Sheet Metal ShopLayout WorkBlank Length CalculationsPatternsThe "Yank" MethodForming and Layout of ConesTanks and BafflesChapter 12: The Abrasion DepartmentSanding, Grinding, and AbradingThe Good, the Bad, and the UglyRadius GrindingChapter 13: The Junk DrawerMiscellaneous Tricks Without a HomeIdeas for the Shop FloorClosing Thoughts Appendix A: Squaring Blocks without a Tool Change Appendix B: Recommended Reading List Index
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