Old machinist books like this one are a virtual goldmine of old time do-it-yourself information.
From this book, besides learning precision dividing and locating methods, you will learn:
Making Forming Tools
Bench Lathe Practice
Using Tools for Precision Measurements and General Toolmaking Practice
You will learn to make your own......Arbors......End and Side Mills.....Formed Cutters.....Worm Gear Hobs......Fluted Reamers, Roughing Reamers, and Finishing Reamers.......Taps.....Master Cams
Make your own Thread Tools, Thread Gauges, Rakes and Chasers
I think you get the idea, I have the actual table of contents from this book in the picture below. Warning.....This book may contain do-it-yourself methods that are no longer taught today because of the availability of commercial tooling. That doesn't mean the modern way is better for you......every accomplished machinist should know these toolmaking methods!
Brand New Softcover Book Original Copyright 1915 Measures about 8x5" and contains 309 pages
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