A beginner's guide to building and flying model gliders. A simple and easily understood guide to radio control glider flying, it will help the complete beginner to avoid frustrating errors. No prior knowledge of flying, modelling or radio control is required.
A complete introduction to the process of the grinding and polishing of metals that gives specific details of the equipment and devices needed and the materials used to make grinding wheels, belts and papers.
Tubal Cain, who has enjoyed more than sixty years experience in designing and building engines and machines (in both full size and model scale) shares his experiences of making 52 ancillary lathe devices.
A practical illustrated guide to making scale model tug boats, offering information and guidance in line with the very latest developments in tug technology and design, and modern advances in model building.
The doyen of traction engine modelling explains and illustrates what is involved in the construction of working steam models (including workshop processes and tools needed) and outlines the history and variety of such engines.
Electronic and electromechanical control of machinery and equipment in the factory environment has been commonplace for many years... Læs mere
This second edition of the book guides the beginner through the maze. It provides all the essential information on the very latest products, elementary flying and basic aerobatics, routine maintenance, legal aspects of the hobby and joining a local club.
A fully comprehensive survey of the use of a lathe for all forms of screwcutting in all thread forms, imperial and metric. Calculations, gear trains, conversions, etc are all explained and also set out in tabular form.
Scott Robertson's second book on the subject in which the reader is given a wide variety of interesting facts and instructions on building and rigging... Læs mere
Making a major purchase of a lathe, a milling machine or combination lathe/mill is a daunting prospect for any model engineer. This book provides practical advice on... Læs mere
This book is regarded as the perfect introduction to casting work in common metals. This new edition brings everything right up to date additional copy with new photographs and redrawn illustrations of the latest amateur foundry technology.
A revolution in radio control aircraft modelling is taking place. Instead of building planes, enthusiasts are buying them off... Læs mere