Re: QUESTION: You're stuck on a desert island...

From: Stirling Westrup (
Date: Sat Jan 06 2001 - 17:01:03 MST

Brian D Williams wrote:

> >One I HAVE to look up is by a Danish author who wrote a book on
> >how to make your own tools, basically a bootstrap manual to such
> >complex devices as highly accurate spanners and calipers, metal
> >and wood lathes, kilns and furnaces.
> This sounds very interesting, I don't know this book! If you find
> it, please let us know!

This sounds like the "How to build a metal shop from scrap" series. You
can find it at:

They also have books on building a charcoal foundry, an Atkinson-cycle
engine, and other topics.

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