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Make: tools : how they work and how to use them / Charles Platt.

Platt, Charles (author.).

Summary:

Whether you're interested in becoming a handyman or developing artisanal woodworking skills, the place to begin is by learning the fundamentals of using basic workshop tools correctly. The place to find out how is right here. Make: Tools is shop class in a book. Consumer-level 3D printers and CNC machines are opening up new possibilities for makers. But there will always be a need for traditional workshop skills and tools. Charles Platt's Make: Tools provides in-depth explanations and hands-on projects that gradually increase in level of challenge. Illustrated in full color with hundreds of photographs and line drawings, the book serves as a perfect introduction to workshop tools and materials for young adults and adults alike. Platt focuses on basic hands tools and assumes no prior experience or knowledge on the part of the reader.

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  • ISBN: 9781680452532
  • ISBN: 1680452533
  • Physical Description: xii, 260 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Maker Media, 2016.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
Whether you're interested in becoming a handyman or developing artisanal woodworking skills, the place to begin is by learning the fundamentals of using basic workshop tools correctly. The place to find out how is right here. Make: Tools is shop class in a book. Consumer-level 3D printers and CNC machines are opening up new possibilities for makers. But there will always be a need for traditional workshop skills and tools. Charles Platt's Make: Tools provides in-depth explanations and hands-on projects that gradually increase in level of challenge. Illustrated in full color with hundreds of photographs and line drawings, the book serves as a perfect introduction to workshop tools and materials for young adults and adults alike. Platt focuses on basic hands tools and assumes no prior experience or knowledge on the part of the reader.
Subject: Tools
Tools > Design and construction.
Tools
Tools > Design and construction.
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Metal Work.
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Wood Toys.
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Woodwork.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / How Things Work-Are Made.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Machinery & Tools.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical.

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