Tool Making - Back in the day - VERY COOL

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Tool Making - Back in the day - VERY COOL

Post by ken572 » Fri May 31, 2013 5:18 pm

Tool Making - Back in the day.

1908 -- 232 pages
http://archive.org/details/toolmakingmanual00amerrich

1905 -- 548 pages
American tool making,
and interchangeable manufacturing
http://archive.org/details/americantoolmak02woodgoog

1911 -- 575 pages
American tool making,
and interchangeable manufacturing
http://archive.org/details/americantoolmak01woodgoog

1895 -- 544 pages
The complete practical machinist; embracing lathe work,
vise work, drills and drilling, taps and dies, hardening,
and tempering, the making and use of tools, tool grinding,
marking out work, machine tools, etc.
http://archive.org/details/completepractica00roseuoft

Enjoy 8)

Ken. :)
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Re: Tool Making - Back in the day - VERY COOL

Post by SteveM » Fri May 31, 2013 10:14 pm

There's a lot of public domain books out there that are perfectly relevant to what many of us do.

We hand crank dials on old machines using high-speed steel.

That's what's in a lot of these books.

And you can, ironically, download them to your 21st century Kindle.

Steve

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Re: Tool Making - Back in the day - VERY COOL

Post by ken572 » Fri May 31, 2013 11:44 pm

SteveM wrote:There's a lot of public domain books out there that are perfectly relevant to what many of us do.

We hand crank dials on old machines using high-speed steel.

That's what's in a lot of these books.

And you can, ironically, download them to your 21st century Kindle.

Steve
SteveM,

You are correct, and also in many other media's.
Just make sure the books, pic's, and/or info etc.,
are no longer in copyright. it's not that hard to
check out. :wink:

The really cool thing is that, many of these old
Tips/Tricks/and Skills are no longer taught or
spoke of in our trade schools, and thats why
making these available for reference is so important. :wink:

Ken. :)
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Re: Tool Making - Back in the day - VERY COOL

Post by SteveM » Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:40 am

It's fascinating to see how they got around difficult machining jobs back then - they couldn't throw money at the problem, because they didn't have any, and they couldn't throw carbide inserts and CNC at it because they didn't exist.

The "kinks" series by Stanley Colvin are particularly interesting for that.

Steve

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Post by ken572 » Sat Jun 01, 2013 1:20 pm

SteveM wrote:The "kinks" series by Stanley Colvin are particularly interesting for that.

Steve
Thanks Steve :wink: 8)

I didn't have that one yet.. :mrgreen:

Here it is:

Toolmakers Kinks 113 pages 1908
http://archive.org/details/toolmakerskinks00stangoog

Toolmakers Kinks 107 pages 1908
http://archive.org/details/toolmakerskinks00unkngoog

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Re: Tool Making - Back in the day - VERY COOL

Post by SteveM » Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:33 pm

ken572 wrote:I didn't have that one yet..
It's not one, it's a whole series:

http://archive.org/search.php?query=KIN ... Aamericana

That should keep you off the streets at night for a while :-)

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Re: Tool Making - Back in the day - VERY COOL

Post by ken572 » Sat Jun 01, 2013 9:07 pm

SteveM wrote:
ken572 wrote:I didn't have that one yet..
It's not one, it's a whole series:

http://archive.org/search.php?query=KIN ... Aamericana

That should keep you off the streets at night for a while :-)

Steve
Thanks Steve :oops:

I just took my street shoe's off. :lol:

Got lots of work to do. :roll:

Ken. :D
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