Library Wishlist

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This page is a record of all the things we want (or don't want) for a library somewhere in the space.



  • 5 most recent issues of Nature? skm used to subscribe to Nature and would consider renewing if enough people are interested.



  • Cracking the Coding Interview [1]: This is a good learning reference in general and for people who want to practice interviewing for software engineering jobs.


  • The Art of Computer Programming by Donald Knuth


  • Make: Electronics by Charles Platt
  • Practical Electronics for Inventors by Paul Scherz
  • Making Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists by Dustyn Roberts
  • Physical Computing by Tom Igoe


  • Machine Shop Trade Secrets
  • Machine Shop Essentials
  • Metalworking Sink or Swim
  • Machinery's Handbook - There was a copy in the metalworking area until a few months ago. An older edition (like from the '70s) may be more useful than the latest, and cheaper.
    • There is an old edition in the metals area, by the mill.
  • Machinist's Bedside Reader (3 volumes)
  • Mastering the Fundamentals Of Blacksmithing v.1-3



  • A Machine Knitter's Guide to Creating Fabrics: Jacquard, Lace, Intarsia, Ripple, and More by Susanna Lewis
  • Knitting Techniques Books by Brother Industries