Metalworking - A Book of Tools, Materials, and Processes for the Handyman, with 2,206 Illustrations and Working Drawings (Paperback)
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"Metalworking" is a 1904 work by Australian technical writer Paul Hasluck dealing with metalwork and allied subjects. Including over 2,200 illustrations and full of expert tips and simple instructions, this classic guide is highly recommended for anyone looking for an introduction to metalworking. Paul Nooncree Hasluck (1854 - 1916) was an Australian engineer and editor. He was a master of technical writing and father of the 'do-it-yourself' book, producing many books on subjects including engineering, handicrafts, woodwork, and more. Other notable works by this author include: "Treatise on the Tools Employed in the Art of Turning" (1881), "The Wrath-Jobber's Handy Book" (1887), and "Screw-Threads and Methods of Producing Them" (1887). Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.