Makers, get ready. This is your ultimate, must-have, tip-packed guide for taking your DIY projects to the next levelafrom 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 Channelas Stuck with Hackett , on a rummage through the toolbox of yoreaand 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 aobtainiumaabut what others might call trashainto 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 gadgetsaLEDs, piezo buzzers, solar panels, and more. ROBOTS a BEYOND When it comes to making, thereas a whole new skillset in town. Get started with CNC milling, laser-cutting, programming microcontrollers, and 3D printing in a chapter thatas all about building whatas 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; itas probably in this book.This is your ultimate, must-have, tip-packed guide for taking your DIY projects to the next levelafrom basic wood- and metalworking skills to plugged-in fun with power tools, from cutting-edge electronics play to 3-D printing wizardry.
|Title||:||The Big Book of Maker Skills (Popular Science)|
|Publisher||:||Weldon Owen - 2014-11-04|