|1: Introduction to Machinery's Handbook An overview
2: The Blueprint A part to machine using reference aids from the Machinery's Handbook.
3: Properties of the Steel Checking the hardness of the material so the proper cutter can be selected.
4: Cutting Speeds and Feeds How the handbook can be used as a guide for setting proper RPM and feed rate.
5: Finding Major Diameter: Finding the table in the handbook that will tell what the maximum diameter of the thread will be.
6: Thread Depth and Compound Angle Determining how deep the thread is to be cut and also converting the 29 degree compound angle into in feed distance.
7: Measuring Over Wires How to use the handbook to select the correct wire size and micrometer reading.
8: Fits Using the handbook to determine the correct diameter of as standard slip fit.