Product ID: 00404 $24.99
Available 2/2/2021 12:00:00 AM Fox Chapel Publishing
8.5 X 11.0 in 192 pg
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Metal Work
A practical, visual resource for welding in farm, home, blacksmith, auto, or school workshops. Its comprehensive sections describe all the major types of welds before progressing into trickier methods. With this comprehensive guide, you’ll understand everything you need to know, from arc, TIG, MIG, and gas welding to plasma cutting, soldering, welding plastic, and more. Filled with helpful visuals and photography, detailed explanations, expert suggestions, and step-by-step directions, this go-to guide to welding also covers common pitfalls and mistakes, and how to avoid or correct them. New, updated edition will include brand new chapters on general welding skills and understanding metals, expanded information on abrasives, and four new step-by-step projects and plans, including a fire pit, welding cart, and more.
This book is the next best thing to having an expert welder watch over your shoulder.—Chad Elmore, Managing Editor, Diesel Progress
An informative and detailed book for those interested in welding for the first time or those wanting to improve their skills.—Dan Kerr, Equipment Columnist, Small Farm Canada Magazine
I've spent 25 years as an industrial mechanic and welder and have found Andrew’s book the most comprehensive, easy-to-follow manual I have ever encountered. From welding metals and plastic, to all types of soldering, it covers everything the first time or experienced welder would ever need.—Peter Phillips (The Maintenance Doctor), Maintenance Consultant and Author, Trailwalk Holding Ltd.
Andrew Pearce grew up in Kent, England with motorcycles, cars and farm machinery. After study at the University of Nottingham's School of Agriculture, he worked for several years on
a farm in Sussex. During this time, he started writing, first for Power Farming and later for Farmer's Weekly. A former instructor of welding and other practical skills, he currently divides his time between writing and the farm workshop.