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The big book of maker skills : tools & techniques for building great tech projects [electronic resource] / Chris Hackett and the editors of Popular Science.

Hackett, Chris, (author.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781681881614 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1681881616 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Weldon Owen, 2014.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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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 3D printing and laser-cutting wizardry, plus the entrepreneurial and crowd-sourcing tactics needed to transform your back-of-the-envelope idea into a gleaming finished product. In The Big Book of Maker Skills: 334 Tools and Techniques for Building Great Tech Projects, readers learn classic, tried-and-true techniques from the shop class of yore-how to use a metal lathe, or pick the perfect drill bit or saw-and get introduced to a whole new world of modern manufacturing technologies, like using CAD software, printing circuits, and more. Step-by-step illustrations, helpful diagrams, and exceptional photography make this book an easy-to-follow and easy-on-the-eyes guide to getting your project done. With an emphasis on making DIY projects that can change the world, The Big Book of Maker Skills includes sections and tutorials on: - Setting Up a Hackerspace - Picking the Right Tools - Welding Smarts - Circuitry Basics - Programming & Arduinos - Working with Wood - 3-D Printing - Laser-cutting - CNC Routing - Testing & Prototyping - Drones and Space Exploration Tools - Robotics - Biotechnology S - ourcing and Crowdsourcing
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Makerspaces.
Do-it-yourself work.
Tools > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Power tools > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Electronic books.

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