Les Oldridge

Basic Benchwork for Home Machinists

For apprentices and amateur metalworkers, this book is a practical, hands-on guide to engineering benchwork that teaches all the valuable hand tool skills and procedures for files, punches, hand filers, and more. Well-illustrated with concise technical diagrams, tables, and black and white photos, you’ll learn all the tricks and gain a solid foundation in the basics of engineering benchwork that will become second nature over the course of your career as a metalworker. Not only are these proper practices essential knowledge to get started in the industry, but they will also save you spoiled work and tools.
289 printed pages
Original publication



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