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Kozo's The Pennsylvania A3 Switcher (The first project for the beginner)
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Kozo's The Pennsylvania A3 Switcher (The first project for the beginner)
Author

By Kozo Hiraoka

Description

The Pennsy Switcher, Kozo's fourth construction project in 3/4" scale (scalable to 1.5") is perfect for the first-time builder. Kozo is so highly detailed and thorough in his description of part fabrication that any novice machinist can build the engine with ease and confidence, fabricating parts from stock materials. Sharp, detailed photos, incredibly illustrative drawings, and inch dimensioning appeal to expert builders also.

Hardbound. 264 pages.

Best Value: Kozo Set - 5 Books

 
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$50.00
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The Steam Engines of Ray HasBrouck
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The Steam Engines of Ray HasBrouck
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Features ten engine designs, ranging in size from a tiny 1/8" bore, air-powered engine, up to steam engines large enough to power a boat - something for everyone! With Ray's no-casting approach, the engine designs are both timeless and economical to build.

The 112 page, 8-1/2" x 11" book is wire bound, to better serve you in the place it's likely to spend most of its time, the workshop. Combining all ten of Ray's engines, including the seldom-seen No. 2, this book is a must-have for anyone contemplating a small engine project.

 
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$24.95
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SEH
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So You Want to Build a Live Steam Locomotive
Title
So You Want to Build a Live Steam Locomotive
Author

By Joseph Foster Nelson

Description

Design considerations, tools required, engineering data, discussions concerning every major component, and pointers on locomotovie operations. The standard reference work for builders of working steam locomotive models. 324 drawings, 84 photos, and 26 tables.

Hardbound. 164 pages.

 
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$42.00
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SY
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The Steam Donkey Engine - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
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The Steam Donkey Engine - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
Author

By William M. Harris

Description

Once offered for a limited time in a larger hardcover work, this popular 1880's logging engine project is available once again to builders of scale steam engines!

Softbound. 56 pages.

 
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$12.95
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SDKY
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Kozo's Building the New Shay
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Kozo's Building the New Shay
Author

By Kozo Hiraoka

Description

1920s prototype locomotive engineering in 3/4" scale (with instructions for scaling up to 1-1/2"). Fifth in a fabulous series.

Hardbound. 275 pages.

Best Value: Kozo Set - 5 Books

 
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$50.00
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NEWSH
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 3
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 3
Description

Book three encompasses years 1993 through 2002, and offers a greater variety of applications with the cherished tradition - the expectation - of challenge.

Flex your metalworking skills on such engine projects as a no-casting 1.5 x 1.5V steam engine, a walking-beam Stirling-cycle mill engine, an epicyclic steam engine, and 17 more -- and bonus sections that offer hobby-expanding related topics.

Hardbound 216 pages

Best Value: Steam & Stirling Set - 3 Books

 
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$45.00
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Building the CliShay
Title
Building the CliShay
Author

By Robert Maynard

Description

Our clever little CliShay locomotive is beautiful - both mythical and historical - designed to be a blend of the very early, very real Shay and Climax locomotives.

Building the CliShay will get both your heart and hobby started.

Spiralbound, 112 pages

 
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$17.95
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CLISHAY
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 1
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 1
Author

Edited by William C. Fitt

Description

Book one offers complete drawings and building instructions for 12 engines, including the very popular quarter-size Rider-Ericsson Hot Air Pumping Engine and a V-4 Oscillating Cylinder Engine (and boiler).

Hardbound. 160 pages.

Best Value: Steam & Stirling Set - 3 Books

 
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$42.00
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SS1
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 2
Title
Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 2
Author

Edited by Joe Rice

Description

Book two features 18 steam engines, 4 Stirling hot air engines, a Reversing Duplex, and the Tesla Turbine, plus boiler work and related topics.

Hardbound. 200 pages.

Best Value: Steam & Stirling Set - 3 Books

 
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$42.00
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Kozo's Building the Climax
Title
Kozo's Building the Climax
Author

By Kozo Hiraoka

Description

Kozo's clear step-by-step instructions, descriptive drawings, and crisp photos guide builders at all levels toward beautiful, successful 3/4", 1" and 1.5" scale steam engines. With the Climax locomotive project, you can now fabricate every single part of your engine from raw stock, and not have to purchase any (potentially) expensive pre-made parts. There are no castings to fool with either, just clear and concise directions for making each part, simply and correctly. Hardbound. 224 pages

Best Value: Kozo Set - 5 Books

 
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$50.00
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CX
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Kozo's Building the Heisler
Title
Kozo's Building the Heisler
Author

By Kozo Hiraoka

Description

Kozo's second gorgeous, geared locomotive construction series in 3/4" scale may be scaled up to 1.5" for 7.25 or 7.5 gauges. Work in millimeters or inches. Fabricate your own pressure gauge and deadweight tester! Magnificient drawings and crisp photographs combine to make the construction of the Heisler a far easier and more satisfying task.

Hardbound. 248 pages.

Best Value: Kozo Set - 5 Books

 
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$50.00
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HEIS
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Kozo's Building the Shay
Title
Kozo's Building the Shay
Author

By Kozo Hiraoka

Description

Kozo's premiere geared locomotive contruction series in 3/4" scale with instructions for scaling up to 1" or 1.5". Metric to decimal inch and thread conversion charts are included, plus homemade enhancements. Kozo has developed a technique for relating the step-by-step instructions for duplicating his work, making it possible for amateur and experienced machinists all over the world to build beautiful operating miniature locomotives. Hardbound. 194 pages.

Best Value: Kozo Set - 5 Books

 
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$50.00
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SHAY
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Tesla Turbine and other Engines from Jeff Maier
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Tesla Turbine and other Engines from Jeff Maier
Author

By Jeff Maier

Description

The Tesla Turbine, Two-cylinder Uniflow Engine, Terry Turbine, and the Horizontal Uniflow Engine were originally published in the pages of The Home Shop Machinist and Live Steam and Outdoor Railroading. Now see them collected in this gorgeous volume!

Hardbound. 184 pages.

 
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$42.00
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TESLA
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Falk No. 01 Locomotive - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
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Falk No. 01 Locomotive - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
Author

By William M. Harris

Description

In a series originally offered by Live Steam Magazine, the very popular 1-1/2" scale Elk River Mill & Lumber Company Falk logging engine continues to captivate builders.

Softbound. 64 pages.

 
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$12.95
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The Shop Wisdom of Jesse Livingston
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The Shop Wisdom of Jesse Livingston
Author

By Jesse Livingston

Description

Metal casting and foundry work, two 1-1/2" scale steam locomotives, three unusual steam-powered engines, and more! Make Jesse your mentor.

Hardbound. 180 pages.

 
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$42.00
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SWL