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Building Small Steam Locos
Peter Jones
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2009-04-06 15:18:06
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Building Small Steam Locomotives

A Practical Guide to Making Engines for Garden Gauges

By Peter Jones.

Cloth with dust jacket, 192 pages, 7.5x9.5, color photos, drawings, appendices.

"If you have an ambition to build a small live steam locomotive, but are daunted by the skills required, then this book is for you.

"Written in his clear and encouraging style, Peter Jones demystifies the whole process for those with little or no previous experience.

Contents include:

  • An explanation of terms;
  • Basic metalworking processes;
  • Step-by-step project guides;
  • Machining;
  • Boilermaking;
  • Painting; and
  • Finishing.

Fully illustrated throughout with color photographs and drawings, and including appendices of suppliers and societies, this is an invaluable work for the railway modeler."