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Binder for Live Steam and Outdoor Railroading Magazines
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Binder for Live Steam and Outdoor Railroading Magazines
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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.

 
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$14.95
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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

Description

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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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

Description

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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Crobalt Square Bit 1/4"x1-1/2" L
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Crobalt Square Bit 1/4"x1-1/2" L
Description

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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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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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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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

Description

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
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GMAW (MIG) Wire Feed Welding DVD
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GMAW (MIG) Wire Feed Welding DVD
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by Steve Bleile

This DVD was produced in 2002 provides a "working knowledge" of the technical aspects, plus the welder skills necessary for using the Gas Metal Arc Welding process, commonly referred to as mig welding (solid wire with an externally furnished shielding gas). This process has been used in industry for a long time, but with the development of smaller, less expensive welding machines, it is becoming widespread in home shops because of its ease of operation. Steve also covers safety concerns inherent with all welding procedures. 45 minutes.

 
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$25.95
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BC84
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Grinding lathe Tools DVD
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Grinding lathe Tools DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

Rudy discusses lathe cutting tools in depth and then describes how each would be ground properly for optimum metal cutting. Also included are plans to build a grinding table that will increase your accuracy when grinding your lathe tools. For those of you using the Diamond Toolholder, Rudy goes into great detail about grinding the toolbit for it. 1 hour 45 minutes.

 
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$39.95
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BC66
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How to Cut Screw Threads DVD
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How to Cut Screw Threads DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

Screw Thread forms, and parts, cutting calculations and techniques for cutting threads on the lathe are described and demonstrated. Printed charts and tables are included with this machining DVD. 1 hour.

 
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$35.95
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BC64