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Rudy's Model Stirling Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
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Rudy's Model Stirling Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
Author

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Description

Build a Stirling-cycle hot air engine. Advance to a water-cooled horizontal or vertical Stirling.

Spiralbound. 84 pages.

Best Value: Rudy's 3 Plans Set 
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$19.95
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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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FALK
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Puzzles and Peculiarities from the Machine Shop
Title
Puzzles and Peculiarities from the Machine Shop
Author

By J. Randolph Bulgin

Description

How to waste time in the home shop and have fun doing it! 11 enjoyable projects for the machinist.

110 pages, softbound 
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$24.95
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PPMS
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 1
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 1
Author

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Description

Fifteen marvelous micro machining articles -- Rudy's speciality. Plus six scale engines precisely done, and more yet -- like Machining Your Own Spur Gears and Milling on a Drill Press. Lasting testament to Rudy's skill, ingenuity, and wisdom both as metalworker and modeler. Contains invaluable tools and clever hobby projects, concisely described, beautifully photographed, and impeccably drawn.

Hardbound. 232 pages.

Best Value: The Rudy Kouhoupt Shop Wisdom Set  
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$42.00
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SWK1
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 2
Title
The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 2
Author

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Description

Twenty-five more micro machining articles -- all excellent! -- plus an Engraving Pantograph, an Oscillating Clyinder Engine, an Air-cooled Hot Air Engine, and more. Lasting testament to Rudy's skill, ingenuity, and wisdom both as a metalworker and modeler. Contains invaluable tools and clever hobby projects, concisely described, beautifully photographed, and impeccably drawn.

Hardbound. 230 pages.

Best Value: The Rudy Kouhoupt Shop Wisdom Set  
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$42.00
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 3
Title
The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 3
Author

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Description

Build a flywheel pump, Stirling-powered tractor, or "Little Job" cement mixer. Make your own lathe collets, magnetic lathe chuck, mechanical stroboscope, and much more! Rudy is back with a third indespensable, incomparable book of machining tools, techniques and projects! This is a dazzling compilation of Rudy's more recent articles appearing in The Home Shop Machinist and The Live Steam magazines.

Hardbound. 236 pages.

Best Value: The Rudy Kouhoupt Shop Wisdom Set  
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$42.00
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The Turret-Ram Milling Machine
Title
The Turret-Ram Milling Machine
Author

By J. Randolph Bulgin

Description

Many examples of operating a milling machine and all that goes with it, plus four great projects for the home machinist.

228 Pages, Hardbound 
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$39.95
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TRMM
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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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Rudy's Model Steam Tractor
Title
Rudy's Model Steam Tractor
Author

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Description

Rudy's Model Steam Tractor will reprint, for what we believe to be the first time, Rudy's Case-style traction engine project that was originally published in Popular Mechanics magazine. The drawings in this book were hand drawn by Rudy himself, and have been only gently enhanced using a modern CAD program, allowing them to retain their original craftsman's touch.

Spiralbound. 80 pages. 
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$24.95
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MST
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 1
Title
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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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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MetalWorking Book Volume 6
Title
MetalWorking Book Volume 6
Author

Compiled by Neil Knopf and edited by Craig Foster and Clover McKinley

Description

Metalworking Book Six is one of the "beefiest" books Village Press has ever produced, Reprinting from mid 1997 through1998, with 11 Technique articles, 19 Lathe Accessories, 8 Milling/Drilling Accessories, 21 Shop Improvement Projects, and 4 Hobby Projects. Some of the highlights of this book include Pat Loop's "A Micro Drill Press" and Donald Dobias' "Making Gears Using a Hob."

Hardbound. 272 pages.

 
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$42.00
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 2
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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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SS2
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The Engine Lathe
Title
The Engine Lathe
Author

By J. Randolph Bulgin

Description
The Engine Lathe: For the beginner

Welcome back to Randolph's Shop. In this book, we look into the use and usefulness of the engine lathe, known by some as the "Queen of the Shop." It is said by many that the engine lathe is the only machine tool in the shop that has the ability to reproduce itself when in the hands of a capable machinst. "If (Heaven forbid!) I am ever told that I can have only one machine tool, it will be an engine lathe." -- Randolph Bulgin

 
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$43.00
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TEL
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In Pursuit of The Perfect Shop
Title
In Pursuit of The Perfect Shop
Author

By J. Randolph Bulgin

Description

As one of our popular authors in the Village Press metalworking magazines, Randolph's words and easy-to-follow and learn-from writing style has helped new hobbyists (and experienced metalworkers) build a strong foundation of machining knowledge - both as a hobby and a profession. In Pursuit of The Perfect Shop adds another cornerstone to that foundation.

228 Pages, Hardbound 
Price
$39.95
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TPS