books about: solder
Learn to Solder: Tools and Techniques for Assembling Electronics
Learn the fundamentals of soldering—and pick up an essential skill for building electronic gadgets. You’ll discover how to preheat and tin your iron, make a good solder joint, desolder cleanly (when things don't quite go right), and how to use helping hands to hold components in place. This concise book is part of MAKE’s Getting Started with Soldering Kit. Using the tools in the kit and some electronic components, you can practice ...
Simple Soldering: A Beginner's Guide to Jewelry Making
Kate Ferrant Richbourg
Metalworking is generally regarded as a skill that takes years of dedication, requires a large studio space, and costs a lot of money. Fortunately, Simple Soldering proves that does not need to be the case. This handy how-to guide is complete in its exploration of the craft of creating soldered metal jewelry, including tools, techniques, and 20 beautiful projects that beginners and enthusiasts can make at home. Author and teacher Kate ...
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
Sarah Crichton Books
This is how wars are fought now: by children, hopped-up on drugs and wielding AK-47s. Children have become soldiers of choice. In the more than fifty conflicts going on worldwide, it is estimated that there are some 300,000 child soldiers. Ishmael Beah used to be one of them. What is war like through the eyes of a child soldier? How does one become a killer? How does one stop? Child soldiers have been profiled by journalists, and novelists ...
Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred: Seriously Geeky Stuff to Make with Your Kids
David Erik Nelson
No Starch Press
Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred is packed with fun craft and toy-making projects for geeks on a budget. Inside, you'll find illustrated instructions for 24 quirky playthings. Part I: Kid Stuff contains child-friendly projects like the Lock-N-Latch Treasure Chest and a PVC TeePee; Part II: The Electro-Skiffle Band is devoted to homemade musical instruments; and Part III: The Locomotivated showcases moving toys, like a muzzleloader that shoots ...
Solders and Soldering
Howard H. Manko
Get the latest developments in solder technology You can't work in electronics without solder -- and you shouldn’t work with solder without Solders and Soldering, Fourth Edition . Profusely illustrated, this book by the world's top solder educator has been the leader in its field for two decades. You’ll learn 29 different methods for soldering and heating (for both automatic and manual procedures), and learn about the strengths ...
Solder Technique Studio: Soldering Iron Fundamentals for the Mixed Media Artist
North Light Books
Discover Soldering Secrets! Whether you've never soldered before or are used to using your soldering iron primarily for stained glass, you will discover a bounteous new world of artistic possibilities in Solder Technique Studio . Workshop instructor, artist and author, Giuseppina "Josie" Cirincione shares in-depth information about everything from materials for soldering and glass cutting to previously unpublished soldering techniques, such ...
Solder Magic Book: Instructions and Patterns
Kay Bain Weiner
A best-selling book in it's 4th printing. Step-by-step instructions & patterns. Decorative solder pattern seams, creating molds, casting solder, copper overlays, sculpting solder medallions on metal plate.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: A George Smiley Novel
John le Carre
A New York Times bestseller and the inspiration for the Oscar-nominated major motion picture starring Gary Oldman and Colin Firth, from the author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and Our Kind of Traitor The first novel in John le Carré's celebrated and New York Times bestselling Karla trilogy featuring George Smiley, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a heart-stopping tale of international intrigue. The man he knew as ...
Soldering Made Simple: Easy techniques for the kitchen-table jeweler
This book is the complete guide to simple soldering. Soldering Made Simple takes all the mystery and fear out of soldering so that amateur jewelry makers — even those who have never held a torch — feel empowered and confident. Friendly and thorough instructional text and step-by-step photos help readers build skills gradually, which they can then employ with the included projects. Joe Silvera presents soldering techniques that use a simple ...
Mixed Metal Mania: Solder, rivet, hammer, and wire exceptional jewelry
Kim St. Jean
Organic, expressive, and exciting, the projects in this book reflect a truly original artist’s vision. Mixed Metal Mania makes metal jewelry accessible to a brand-new audience. This book starts by teaching the basic techniques and giving helpful tips, and then moves on to simple projects before building into more challenging work requiring new skills learned. Kim St. Jean also includes the stories of inspiration behind each project, adding ...
Night Soldiers: A Novel
Random House Trade Paperbacks
Bulgaria, 1934. A young man is murdered by the local fascists. His brother, Khristo Stoianev, is recruited into the NKVD, the Soviet secret intelligence service, and sent to Spain to serve in its civil war. Warned that he is about to become a victim of Stalin’s purges, Khristo flees to Paris. Night Soldiers masterfully re-creates the European world of 1934–45: the struggle between Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia for Eastern Europe, the last ...
Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among them the last survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March. A recent prison massacre by Japanese soldiers elsewhere in the Philippines made the stakes impossibly high and left little time to plan the complex operation. In Ghost Soldiers Hampton Sides ...
Hot Connections Jewelry: The Complete Sourcebook of Soldering Techniques
The art of soldering—permanently joining metal components with a torch and solder—can open up a new world of creative possibilities for jewelry makers. In Hot Connections Jewelry , award-winning jewelry designer Jennifer Chin guides you through every step, from choosing a torch to basic techniques like sawing, filing, and riveting, as well as more advanced techniques like creating surface textures, setting stones, and using inlay. ...
Simple Soldered Jewelry & Accessories: A Crafter's Guide to Fashioning Necklaces, Earrings, Bracelets & More
Soldering has moved out of the garage shop and taken the crafting world by storm! It’s a fabulous, easy-to-learn technique for creating jewelry, decorative accents, and keepsakes, and this comprehensive guide takes beginners step-by-step through all the basics: glass cutting, working with copper foil, and the actual soldering itself. Easy-to-trace patterns with glass cutting lines are included, along with vintage photos and decorative paper. ...
The Soldier's Wife
A novel full of grand passion and intensity, The Soldier’s Wife asks “What would you do for your family” “What should you do for a stranger” and “What would you do for love” As World War II draws closer and closer to Guernsey, Vivienne de la Mare knows that there will be sacrifices to be made. Not just for herself, but for her two young daughters and for her mother-in-law, for whom she cares while her husband is away fighting. ...
Solder Sculpting and Beyond
Kay B. Weiner
A visually stimulating experience. Take a wondrous journey to awaken your creative senses as you expand your soldering techniques.
The Forgotten Soldier
Potomac Books Inc.
This book recountsthe horror of World War II on the eastern front, as seen through the eyes of a teenaged German soldier. At first an exciting adventure, young Guy Sajer’s war becomes, as the German invasion falters in the icy vastness of the Ukraine, a simple, desperate struggle for survival against cold, hunger, and above all the terrifying Soviet artillery. As a member of the elite Gross Deutschland Division, he fought in all the great ...
Simple Beginnings: Soldering Jewelry: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Own Necklaces, Bracelets, Rings & ...
Suzann Sladcik Wilson
Soldering is a popular jewelry-making technique that can produce beautiful results, but if you’ve never had the chance to pick up a soldering iron, the process can seem daunting. Where can you find the tools you will need? What do you do with them once you have them? And what materials should you work with? In Simple Beginnings: Soldering Jewelry, renowned artist Suzann Sladcik Wilson will put all these questions to rest. Wilson will take you ...
Solder Paste Technology: Principles and Applications
Colin C. Johnson
Tab Professional & Reference
A Soldier of the Great War
From acclaimed novelist Mark Helprin, a lush, literary epic about love, beauty, and the world at war Alessandro Giuliani, the young son of a prosperous Roman lawyer, enjoys an idyllic life full of privilege: he races horses across the country to the sea, he climbs mountains in the Alps, and, while a student of painting at the ancient university in Bologna, he falls in love. Then the Great War intervenes. Half a century later, in August ...
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