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Shop Made Tools 2015

Shop Made Tools 2015

If you've spent time with an experienced machinist you no doubt had "Why didn't I think of that?" moments. Years of machining result in an arsenal of tricks and tools, but why wait? With over 100 entries from over 50 different authors, this second edition of Shop Made Tools 2015 has something your shop needs, whatever your level of expertise! A fresh set compiled from popular thread on The Home Shop Machinist and Machinist's Workshop bulletin board. Book features items for lathe and mill, work holding, and more. 64 pages.

$9.95

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SMT2015

The Home Shop Readers' Tip Book 1

The Home Shop Readers' Tip Book 1

Valuable metalworking tips from knowledgeable participants in the forums on The Home Shop Machinist website. From the experts who are willing to share - lathe tips, milling tips, shop tips of all kinds...
Softbound. 52 pages.

$6.95

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RTB

The Home Shop Readers' Tip Book 2

The Home Shop Readers' Tip Book 2

From the Past and Present! A number of our favorite tips from the "Chips & Sparks" column in The Home Shop Machinist have been blended with tips from current visitors to the Home Shop Machinist website.
Softbound. 52 pages.

$6.95

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RTB2

6 Projects for the Shaper DVD

6 Projects for the Shaper DVD

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.

$39.95

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BC80

A Guide to Renovating the Bridgeport "2J" Variable Speed Milling Machine

A Guide to Renovating the Bridgeport "2J" Variable Speed Milling Machine

If you are planning on refurbishing your Bridgeport Series 1 "2J" or "2J2" Mill or if you are out in the market looking for a good used Bridgeport, then this manual is a great place to start. " A Guide to Renovating the Bridgeport 2J Variable Speed Milling Machine " ; this 152 page soft-cover shop manual, is fully illustrated with over 400 B&W photographs and diagrams, plus step-by-step instructions for disassembling, cleaning, reassembling and adjusting all of the critical components of the variable speed 2J milling machine.
Softbound. 152 pages.

$38.95

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RBP2JMM

A Guide to Renovating the Bridgeport Series 1 "J" Head Milling Machine

A Guide to Renovating the Bridgeport Series 1 "J" Head Milling Machine

If you are planning on refurbishing your Bridgeport Series 1 "J" Head Mill (Step Pulley Model) or if you are in the market for a good used Bridgeport, then this new manual by ILION Industrial Services is a great place to start. " A Guide to Renovating the Bridgeport Series 1 "J" Head Milling Machine ". This 126 page soft cover shop manual, is fully illustrated with over 350 B&W photographs and diagrams, plus step-by-step instructions for disassembling, cleaning, reassembling and adjusting all of the critical components of the Step Pulley J-head milling machine.
Softbound. 126 pages.

$32.95

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RBP1JMM

A Guide to Renovating the South Bend Lathe 9" Model A, B & C Plus Model 10k

A Guide to Renovating the South Bend Lathe 9" Model A, B & C Plus Model 10k

If you are thinking about cleaning up that old South Bend Lathe that was given to you by your grandfather and has been sitting in your garage, this manual is what you will need to get the job done. " A Guide to Renovating the South Bend Lathe 9" Model A, B & C and Model 10k " is a brand new soft cover, 106 page shop manual which is fully illustrated with over 300 B&W photographs plus step-by-step maintenance instructions for the standard South Bend workshop lathes that were produced in large numbers between 1939 and the late 1980's.
Softbound. 106 pages.

$29.95

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SBLSM

A Guide to Renovating the South Bend Lathe Models 10L, 13, 14 1/2, & 16

A Guide to Renovating the South Bend Lathe Models 10L, 13, 14 1/2, & 16

Introducing a new publication for the South Bend Lathe enthusiast from ILION Industrial Services: A Guide to Renovating the South Bend Lathe for Models 10L and 10R (known as the Heavy 10), 13" 14.5" and 16". The manual is a bound 8.5" x 11" soft cover, 156 pages in length and is fully illustrated with over 450 B&W photographs plus step-by-step instructions for refurbishing your lathe.
Softbound. 156 pages.

$39.95

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SBLLG

Advanced Aspects of Machine Lathe Operation DVD

Advanced Aspects of Machine Lathe Operation DVD

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.

$44.95

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BC63

Advanced Aspects of Milling Machine Operation DVD

Advanced Aspects of Milling Machine Operation DVD

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.

$44.95

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BC71

Alternative Energy Secrets

Alternative Energy Secrets

By Stephen Chastain

Stephen Chastain is a gifted mechanical engineer with an emphasis on material science. This book describes properties, processing and use of waste oil for diesel engines and burner applications fuel. Projects including collection and conversion equipment for use of waste oil, engine swapping, silencing and disposal of process sludge. Equipment is suitable for a small shop and may be built primarily from scrap materials such as discarded propane tanks, sheet metal, pipe and scrap aluminum. He discusses Oil and Fuels, Diesel Engines, Practical Alternative Fuel Technology, running on waste oil, installing a diesel engine in a car and off-grid power generation.

$28.00

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BC154

Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe

Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe

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.

$16.95

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BMVSBL

Bedding, Scoping, and Crowning the Remington 700 - DVD

Bedding, Scoping, and Crowning the Remington 700 - DVD

By Steve Acker

Steve shows how to have a rifle that is easier to shoot accurately, with little shift in zero, using only hand tools. Bedding techniques demonstrated on three styles of stock. His methods for mounting and lapping in a scope and crowning process will assure you of improved shooting. 2 hours.

$49.95

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BC89

Binder for Live Steam and Outdoor Railroading Magazines

Binder for Live Steam and Outdoor Railroading Magazines

Protect your copies of Live Steam and Outdoor Railroading with our high-quality binders. Handsome and durable 3-inch binder holds and protects two full years (12 issues) for quick reference. Hunter green with gold lettering.

$14.95

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LSBN

Build a Muller - Sand Machinery Vol. 1

Build a Muller - Sand Machinery Vol. 1

By Stephen Chastain

If you have built Steve's furnaces, then you know that melting a large amount of metal is easy. Properly preparing enough sand for the molds to hold all that metal can be a real chore, but here's professional grade foundry sand muller to take the work out of making molding sand. The plans in the book are scalable up or down to make a core sand muller or a 42-inch muller from a 500-gallon tank. Steve is a regular contributor to The Home Shop Machinist magazine as well as self publisher of his books. We are proud to carry all his titles.

$22.95

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BC94

Build an Oil Fired Tilting Furnace

Build an Oil Fired Tilting Furnace

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.

$24.95

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OFTF

Build the Snow -- A Tandem, Double-Acting Engine

Build the Snow -- A Tandem, Double-Acting Engine

By Doug Kelley

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.

$14.95

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SNOW

Building a Heat-Treating Furnace DVD

Building a Heat-Treating Furnace DVD

By John Benjamin

John Benjamin has been building firearms for many years. Some of the nation's most successful benchrest rifle barrels have been built by him. Part of his secret is the fantastic heat-treating furnace he built. He shows and describes how it is built, and how it is used.
Barrels are heated in a vertical position, and gently brought to a stage of stillness evenly throughout their entire length. His furnace has been used over 300 times without any evidence of wear. A bill of materials is included. 45 minutes.

$25.95

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BC87

Building a Small Steam Engine DVD

Building a Small Steam Engine DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Build your own speedy little horizontal steam engine from Rudy's plans and description. Rudy does it all on a little Sherline lathe and mill. Plans and outline are included. 3 hours 40 minutes.
Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

$49.95

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BC76

Building a Stirling Hot Air Engine DVD

Building a Stirling Hot Air Engine DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Here's a fast, free-running Stirling cycle hot air engine DVD that offers some machining challenges and hours and hours of fun. Dimensioned drawings (actual size) and outline are included. 3 hours 40 minutes.

$49.95

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BC184

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