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Industrial Press covers a wide range of subjects in Machine Shop and Tools, and this is a core field for our publishing program. Topics include metal stamping, machine tool technology, basic machining, sheet metal forming, and die making.  

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  1. Machining for Hobbyists

    Machining for Hobbyists

    $34.95

    Machining for Hobbyists is for the do-it-yourselfer or hobbyist who wants to learn the basics of machining and how to set up a small home workshop. It provides a user-friendly explanation of the essential tools, materials, and techniques that hobbyists need for a variety of metalworking projects. Tips from the pros writing for Home Shop Machinist magazine are included, as well as a foreword by the magazine’s editor.   

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  2. Sheet Metal Forming Processes and Die Design, Second Edition

    Sheet Metal Forming Processes and Die Design, Second Edition

    $64.95

    Written by an engineer with decades of practical manufacturing experience, this new edition has been thoroughly revised and is a complete modern guide to sheet metal forming processes and die design – still the most commonly used methodology for the mass-production manufacture of aircraft, automobiles, and complex high-precision parts.

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  3. Metalworking: Doing It Better

    Metalworking: Doing It Better

    $34.95

    This collection of priceless tips, tricks, skills, and experiences from a veteran of the trade is presented in a way that captures the readers’ attention and engages them in the process of furthering their skills. It includes shop-tested descriptions and illustrations of creative and unique techniques and observations from four decades in the metalworking trades. Perfect for hobbyists and veterans alike, and everyone in between, and for those who work out of either small shops or garages, backyard facilities and basements. It will help any metalworker do better work and do it faster!

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  4. Handbook of Dimensional Measurement, Fifth Edition

    Handbook of Dimensional Measurement, Fifth Edition

    $84.95

    The fifth edition features two new chapters covering New Developments in Dimensional Measurement and The Measurement of Geometric Dimensions and Tolerances, while providing comprehensive state-of-the-art treatment of all known dimensional measurement devices and techniques. This unique resource is organized into chapters by gage type and function while individual chapters move from simple to complex, as well as from timeless measurement techniques to the most modern and innovative. As the single best, most recognized and respected reference on the topic, this new edition maintains its position as the most comprehensive source for dimensional measurement information available!

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  5. Machine Shop Trade Secrets, 2nd Edition

    Machine Shop Trade Secrets, 2nd Edition

    $49.95

    Written by an experienced machinist and plastic injection mold maker, this groundbreaking manual will have users thinking and producing like experienced machinists. Machine Shop Trade Secrets provides practical “how-to” information that can immediately be put to use to improve ones machining skills, craftsmanship, and productivity. It is sure to be used and referred to time and again.

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  6. Machinery's Handbook Made Easy

    Machinery's Handbook Made Easy

    $34.95

    This is a time-saving navigational tool for Machinery’s Handbook for experienced professionals and beginners alike.  You will learn how to quickly find exactly what you need from the Handbook’s vast compilation of data, standards and text.  The contents are organized in an intuitive, easy-to-follow manner and are crossed-referenced to the 29th and 28th editions. Keep it open right alongside your Handbook at all times as a guide to maximum efficiency.  

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  7. Machine Designers Reference

    Machine Designers Reference

    $79.95
    • Presents design data in groups corresponding to these design activities to minimize time spent flipping pages.
    • Speeds up the selection process through contained formulas and guides that are designed to assist the working engineer while selecting machine components from catalogs rather than designing these common components from scratch.
    • The full-size format is ideal for reading charts easily, and an included sheet of page tab stickers allows the user to mark pages they find particularly useful.
    • Intended to be a quick guidebook but contains frequent references to specific entries in Machinery's Handbook for in-depth treatment of most subjects.
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  8. Metalworking Sink or Swim

    Metalworking Sink or Swim

    $49.95

    Overview

    This collection of priceless tips, tricks, skills, and experiences from a veteran of the trade is presented in a way that captures the attention of users and engages them in the process of furthering the art. It includes shop-tested descriptions and illustrations of creative and unique skills and observations from almost 40 years in the metalworking trades. What's more, it offers enough material from several metalworking trades to start a great research and development shop. It is sure to be a valuable and time-saving resource for anyone involved in the fabrication of metal.

     

    Features

    • Written by a shop peer from the perspective of having done the required work.
    • Includes nearly 1,000 full-color photos, as well as numerous illustrative stories that help users easily understand the material presented and the techniques provided.
    • Contains a chapter on flame straightening techniques.
    • Offers many examples of special workholding techniques.
    • Covers crossover skills like Welding/Machine, Sheetmetal/Welding, and Design/Management.
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  9. Grinding Technology, Second Edition

    Grinding Technology, Second Edition

    $79.95
    Presenting a comprehensive and consistent treatment of grinding theory and its practical utilization, the second edition focuses on grinding as a machining process using bonded abrasive grinding wheels as the cutting medium. Learn More
  10. Secrets of 5-Axis Machining (CD-ROM in PDF)

    Secrets of 5-Axis Machining (CD-ROM in PDF)

    $59.95

    Up to now, the best way to get information on 5-axis machining has been by talking to experienced peers in the industry, in hopes that they will share what they learned. Visiting industrial tradeshows and talking to machine tool and Cad/Cam vendors is another option, only these people will all give you their point of view and will undoubtedly promote their machine or solution.

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