Metal Fabricator's Handbook

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Penguin, 1990 - Transportation - 176 pages
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Winner of the prestigious Moto Award for "Best Technical How-to Book" in 1984, the METAL FABRICATOR'S HANDBOOK applies master metal craftsman Ron Fournier's unique metal fabricating skills--developed during years of building Indy cars, drag racers, stockers, custom show cars, and sports GT race cars. Covers MIG, TIG, arc- and gas-welding, fuel and oil tanks, exhaust headers, and much more.
 

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A good usable book for the beginner as well as the more experienced amateur, it shows you what you need to know and do to carry out a technique but as always you have to actually do it a few times to become competent, practice as ever is the price of admission

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excellent

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Contents

Hand Tools
6
Power Hand Tools
24
Large Equipment
31
Projects Getting Started
42
GasWelding
56
ElectricWelding
67
Basic Metal Shaping
77
Hammerforming
97
SheetMetal AddOns
104
Roll Bars Roll Cages
124
Tanks
136
Exhaust Headers
150
SheetMetal Interiors
160
Glossary
172
Index
174
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Ron Fournier, formerly the national political writer at The Associated Press, is editor-in-chief of HOTSOUP.com, an online community of people who influence other people.

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