Make Your Own Electric Guitar. 1997. Hiscock, M. Blandford.

Make Your Own Electric Guitar. 1997. Hiscock, M. Blandford.

Rating 5 out of 5 Review Tells you everything you need to know to build your own axe. The book assumes that you are a…

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Soldering and Brazing. 1999. Cain, T. Special Interest Model Books, Workshop Practice Series Number 9.

Soldering and Brazing. 1999. Cain, T. Special Interest Model Books, Workshop Practice Series Number 9.

Rating 4 out of 5 Review This book covers a fairly dull subject in a very comprehensive and practical way. It is not especially entertaining,…

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R/C Model Airplane Design. 1986. Lennon, A G. ISBN 0 903676 14 1.

R/C Model Airplane Design. 1986. Lennon, A G. ISBN 0 903676 14 1.

Rating 5 out of 5 Review A thoroughly excellent book. This book tells you everything you need to know about model aeroplane design from an…

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The Modelmaker’s Handbook. 1987. Jackson, A and Day, D. Pelham Books.

The Modelmaker’s Handbook. 1987. Jackson, A and Day, D. Pelham Books.

Rating 5 out of 5 Review One of my favourite books, this book covers all sorts of model-making techniques from plastic kit models to railways…

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The Model Engineer’s Handbook. Third Edition, 1996. Cain, T. Nexus Special Interests.

The Model Engineer’s Handbook. Third Edition, 1996. Cain, T. Nexus Special Interests.

Rating 4 out of 5 Review A very useful book for the model engineer. In many ways, this is a vastly simplified version of The…

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Milling – A Complete Course. 2004. Hall, H. Special Interest Model Books, Workshop Practice Series Number 35.

Milling – A Complete Course. 2004. Hall, H. Special Interest Model Books, Workshop Practice Series Number 35.

Rating 3.5 out of 5 Review This is a useful book, but it does not really reflect the title. Although the basics of milling do…

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Metalwork and Machining Hints and Tips. 2000. Bradley, I. Special Interest Model Books, Workshop Practice Series Number 20.

Metalwork and Machining Hints and Tips. 2000. Bradley, I. Special Interest Model Books, Workshop Practice Series Number 20.

Rating 3.5 out of 5 Review Useful book giving a range of tips for lathework and general metalwork. Some of the tips are rather specialised…

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Mechatronics – Electronic Control Systems in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Third Edition Review.2003. Bolton, W. Prentice Hall.

Mechatronics – Electronic Control Systems in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Third Edition Review.2003. Bolton, W. Prentice Hall.

Rating 4 out of 5 Review There don’t seem to be too many Mechatronics books on the market, but from my limited search, this seemed…

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Hardening, Tempering and Heat Treatment. 2002. Cain, T. Special Interest Model Books, Workshop Practice Series Number 1.

Hardening, Tempering and Heat Treatment. 2002. Cain, T. Special Interest Model Books, Workshop Practice Series Number 1.

Rating 3 out of 5 Review This is a very good book, which covers the subject in great detail. However, I did not find it…

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The Glassfibre Handbook. 2003. Warring, R H. Special Interest Model Books.

The Glassfibre Handbook. 2003. Warring, R H. Special Interest Model Books.

Rating 5 out of 5 Review This is an excellent and thoroughly comprehensive practical reference on making things from glass fibre, or GRP. Although only…

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