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The TAB Guide to DIY Welding : Hands-on Projects for Hobbyists, Handymen, and Artists - Jackson Morley

The TAB Guide to DIY Welding

Hands-on Projects for Hobbyists, Handymen, and Artists

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Published: 16th April 2013
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GET STARTED WITH METAL INERT GAS (MIG) WELDING!

A practical guide with step-by-step instructions and hands-on projects for newcomers to metalwork and MIG welding

The TAB Guide to DIY Welding shows you how to get started with MIG welding and metalworking. Inside, you'll find illustrated step-by-step instructions formaking useful objects for around the home, as well as fun artistic projects. This easy-to-follow book takes you through setting up a metalworking studio, finding local resources for materials, and the safe operation of metal studio tools.

Everything you need to know about MIG welding is here in one handy resource.

You'll learn what steel is made of and the principles behind electrical welding. Then you'll learn how to acquire new steel, how to interface with steel suppliers,and how to find your own salvaged steel. After the basic principles of metalworking, hand and power tools arecovered--and they're put to use through hands-on projects that allow you to develop new welding skills and establishbuilding blocks for future tasks. By the end of the book, you'll be able to create successful metal projects on your own, like a pro!

  • Illustrated instructions with photos and drawings provide step-by-step procedures and clear explanations
  • Projects include useful items for around your home andgarden, including a log holder, plant stands and tables, arolling garden cart, and a barbeque grill
  • Easy-to-follow examples and explanations for beginningartists, DIYers, and hobbyists
  • Expert advice from an experienced teacher of MIGwelding courses
  • Course supplement for classroom and shop instruction
  • A list of online and local resources to help beginningmetalworkers access a metalworking community

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Informative, lacks colour photos

By Aussie Frank Spencer

from Canberra ACT

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Pros

  • Informative

Cons

  • Lacks Colour Photos
  • Not What I Expected

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  • Reference

Reference and Training to improve MIG Welding and Plasma Cutting.

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would buy this book again

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

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    • Gift
    • Older Readers
    • Reference
    • Special Needs
    • Younger Readers

    Very easy to follow,& informative.would recommend to any body wanting to learn about welding at their own pace at home.

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    Introduction Part I: Getting Started 1: The What and Why of Welding 2: Tools 3: Materials 4: The Metalworking Studio or Workshop 5: Metalworking Safety 6: Connections, Hardware, and Joints Part II: Projects 7: Start from Scratch 8: Surfaces 9: Containers 10: Picture Frame 11: Coffee Table 12: Outdoor Fire Pit 13: Final Project Appendix A: Resources Index

    ISBN: 9780071799683
    ISBN-10: 0071799680
    Audience: Professional
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 368
    Published: 16th April 2013
    Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 18.8  x 2.3
    Weight (kg): 0.59