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6 Projects for the Shaper DVD
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6 Projects for the Shaper DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

In this DVD, Rudy describes and demonstrates how to make a tapered soft jaw for your vise, a pair of V-blocks, cut dovetail slides, external or internal keyseats and learn how to index and cut spur gears. Drawings, charts and outline included.

 
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$39.95
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BC80
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Advanced Aspects of Machine Lathe Operation DVD
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Advanced Aspects of Machine Lathe Operation DVD
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

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by Rudy Kouhoupt

Rudy's back with two hours worth of excellent advanced techniques for achieving a very high degree of accuracy while boring, turning, facing, threading, milling or grinding on your lathe. He also discusses and demonstrates the most important accessories you will use on your lathe. 2 hours.

 
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$44.95
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BC63
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Advanced Aspects of Milling Machine Operation DVD
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Advanced Aspects of Milling Machine Operation DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

On this machining DVD, Rudy shows you the methods by which your mill can be highly accurate in every function. He also describes techniques that will expand the usefulness of your mill and improve your level of skill dramatically. Various accessories are discussed and demonstrated. A printed outline accompanies the DVD. 2 hours.

Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

 
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$44.95
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BC71
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Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe
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Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe
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If you are thinking about cleaning up and using that old South Bend Lathe that you inherited from your grandfather (the one that has been sitting in your garage for the last 20 years), this collection of maintenance tips will help you get that beautiful piece of iron back into service. "Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe" is a starting "how-to" guide for keeping all vintage South Bend Lathes in good working order. The information is applicable to all models ranging from the 9" workshop series to the industrial versions which went from a 10" swing all the way up to 16". The manual will help educate new machine operators and enthusiasts on the correct procedures to set up, clean, lubricate, and adjust all of the critical features of the lathe. The manual is 70 pages, fully illustrated with many B&W photographs and diagrams plus step-by-step instructions on the proper methods for keeping the machine in good working order.

Softbound. 70 pages.

 
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$16.95
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Backordered
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BMVSBL
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Build an EDM - Electrical Discharge Machining - Removing Metal by Spark Erosion
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Build an EDM - Electrical Discharge Machining - Removing Metal by Spark Erosion
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By Robert P. Langlois

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Remove metal by spark erosion through electrical discharge machining. Descriptive hand-penned drawings put the author at your elbow. Electrical Discharge Machining -- Removing Metal by Spark Erosion, first published as a series in The Home Shop Machinist. Fun to make, fascinating to use -- perfect results!

Softbound. 56 pages.

 
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$18.00
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EDM
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Build an Oil Fired Tilting Furnace
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Build an Oil Fired Tilting Furnace
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Complete plans and operating instructions for a tilting furnace that easily melts 100 pounds of aluminum per hour. Melt with propane, diesel, or used motor oil!

Using the tilting mechanism, you will never have to handle a hot crucible again. Start, stop, and hold the furnace at any angle for precise pours. Furnace may be modified to melt other materials.

Paperback, 192 pages.

 
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$24.95
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OFTF
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Build the Snow -- A Tandem, Double-Acting Engine
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Build the Snow -- A Tandem, Double-Acting Engine
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By Doug Kelley

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Doug Kelley's very popular Snow natural gas pumping engine, as an internal combustion engine construction series, first appeared in The Home Shop Machinist magazine. An ample supply of back issues in which the project appeared soon sold out -- encouraging reprint in a booklet format. The resulting 44-page plus cover saddle stitch volume includes 13 pages of photos that showcase full-size Snow engines housed in museum settings around the U.S. -- some that run and some that are being restored with the intent to run.

 
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$14.95
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SNOW
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Building a Single-shot, Falling-Block RIFLE ACTION
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Building a Single-shot, Falling-Block RIFLE ACTION
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By Walter R. Mueller

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Originally published as a series in The Home Shop Machinist magazine, this very popular gunsmithing project for firearms enthusiasts is now presented complete in soft-cover format for workbench ease.

Softbound. 44 pages..

 
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$17.00
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RA
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Building a Target Rifle DVD
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Building a Target Rifle DVD
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by Steve Acker

This rifle was first described in The Home Shop Machinist magazine, and now is in video form. Steve uses some techniques and state-of-the-art tools never before seen on video. Every step of machining the receiver, bolt, barrel and scope mounts is shown. He discusses and shows the various components, tools and products he uses when building this highly precise firearm. 2 DVDs. 4 hours 10 minutes

 
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$59.95
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BC88
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Building the CliShay
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Building the CliShay
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By Robert Maynard

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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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Crobalt Square Bit 1/4"x1-1/2" L
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Crobalt Square Bit 1/4"x1-1/2" L
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Crobalt cast alloy is an alternative tool bit to the 1/4" HSS tips usually used in the Diamond Tool Holders, its ideal for turning tough materials such as stainless, cast iron, and high carbon steels. Tougher and less brittle than carbide it can be ground using a normal aluminum oxide wheel, Crobalt contains 50% cobalt with the remainder being tungsten and chromium, there is no iron or steel in the alloy.

Watch the Diamond Toolholder in action doing a comparison test between M42 HSS (CoHSS) and Crobalt cast alloy -- both toolbits are 1/4" square.

They are being used in a Right Hand 12mm model Diamond Tool Holder, to turn 304 and 316 stainless bar and an interrupted cut on a piece of cast iron.

The lathe is a 1960s Colchester Chipmaster.

The Crobalt tips are 1/4" x 1/4" x 1 1/2" (6.35mm x 6.35mm x 38mm) and they come with square cut ends to be ground to the correct angle by the customer, using the Diamond Tool Holder grinding jig that comes with each tool holder kit.

Features/Tips

If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

 
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$14.00
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BC207
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Drilling, Reaming, Tapping and Milling on the Drill Press DVD
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Drilling, Reaming, Tapping and Milling on the Drill Press DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

Drilling, Reaming, Tapping and Milling on the Drill Press. Many people sell the drill press short when it comes to machining. Rudy demonstrates many operations that make it a very important part of your shop.

Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

 
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$35.95
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BC74
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Falk No. 01 Locomotive - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
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Falk No. 01 Locomotive - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
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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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FALK
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Fundamentals of Machine Lathe Operation DVD
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Fundamentals of Machine Lathe Operation DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

Rudy thoroughly covers the basics of facing, boring and turning on the lathe. Included are plans and directions for a project to practice your skills. He demonstrates on his 1933 9" South Bend lathe. Rudy Kouhoupt has been the premiere teacher of machining for novice machinists everywhere. His seven books and 17 machining DVDs are perfect examples of his knowledge and skills.1 hour, 35 minutes.

 
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$44.95
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BC70
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Fundamentals of Milling Machine Operation DVD
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Fundamentals of Milling Machine Operation DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

The basics of milling on a vertical milling machine are covered. Included are a printed outline, plans and directions for a project to practice your new skills -- an excellent fly cutter. 2 hours.

 
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$44.95
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BC62
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Generators and Inverters
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Generators and Inverters
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By Stephen Chastain

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Steve Chastain's newest book give you the guidance to design and build your own power plant. It's the most complete small generator reference and go-to book available. Everything you need to know about building or buying small power plants. This book answers a slew of questions about generating your own electricity.

Now in Hardcover.

 
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$34.95
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BC98