Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

OT: Historical non-fiction books about significant manufacturing / machining projects

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • #31
    LTC Rolt writing in the 40s 50s and 60s did many books on pioneer engineers, Brunel, Telford, the George and Robert Stephenson etc, plus at least one on the history of machine tools Tools for the Job

    CR Rosebery's book on Glenn Curtiss

    A couple of books on Charles Babbage, one by Maboth Moseley the other by Doron Swade

    Comment


    • #32
      Just finished a book on John Moses Browning. Details how he developed automatic weapons in the late 1800's - early 1900's with tools much more primitive than most of us have in the garage.

      Talks about manufacturing his own files with a chisel and a piece of flat stock

      John-M-Browning-American-Gunmaker
      If the women don't find ya handsome, they should at least find ya handy

      https://www.facebook.com/WDHSTechClub

      Comment

      Working...
      X