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The Big Book of Maker Skills (Popular Science): Tools & Techniques for Building Great Tech Projects

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The Big Book of Maker Skills (Popular Science): Tools & Techniques for Building Great Tech Projects

The Big Book of Maker Skills (Popular Science): Tools & Techniques for Building Great Tech Projects by Chris Hackett
English | 4 Dec. 2014 | ISBN: 1616287268, 1616288906 | 373 Pages | PDF (conv) | 12.59 MB

Makers, get ready. This is your ultimate, must-have, tip-packed guide for taking your DIY projects to the next level from basic wood- and metalworking skills to plugged-in fun with power tools, from cutting-edge electronics play to 3-D printing wizardry. Join Chris Hackett, "Popular Science " intrepid DIY columnist and star of the Science Channel s " Stuck with Hackett ," on a rummage through the toolbox of yore and a foray into the technologies of the future. HAND TOOLS A classic is a classic for a reason. Learn to build your own metal forge, screen-print whatever you want, swing a hammer better than your ancestors, and repurpose what Hackett calls obtainium but what others might call trash into your own mad-scientist creations. POWER TOOLS Discover the supreme joy that is angle-grinding, rig your own welding machine out of a junked car battery or three, and meet and master a whole host of electronic gadgets LEDs, piezo buzzers, solar panels, and more. ROBOTS & BEYOND When it comes to making, there s a whole new skillset in town. Get started with CNC milling, laser-cutting, programming microcontrollers, and 3D printing in a chapter that s all about building what s next. MUCH MORE Setting up a hackerspace, drones and space exploration tools, circuitry basics, sourcing and crowdsourcing and biotechnology- just to name a few more. You name it; it s probably in this book.