Franklin D. Jones

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Franklin Day Jones (1879–1967) was an author in mechanical engineering and toolmaking.[1] He wrote the first edition of Machinery's Handbook (1914, Industrial Press) with engineer Erik Oberg.


  • Machinery's Handbook (1914, 1st ed., Industrial Press, with Erik Oberg)
  • Planing and Milling (1914, Industrial Press)
  • Machinery's Encyclopedia (1917, with Erik Oberg)
  • Shop management and systems (1918, Industrial Press)
  • Turning and Boring (1915, Industrial Press)
  • Ingenious Mechanisms for Designers and Inventors (1930)
  • Machine Shop Training Course, (1964, 5th ed., Industrial Press)


  1. ^ "Industrial Press - History". Retrieved 27 December 2011. 

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