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Shop Made Tools 2015
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Shop Made Tools 2015
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If you have ever spent time with an experienced machinist you no doubt have had plenty of "Why didn't I think of that?" moments. Years of machining will result in an arsenal of tricks and tools, but why wait? With over 100 entries from more than 50 different authors, this second edition of Shop Made Tools 2015 is bound to have something your shop desperately needs, whatever your level of expertise!

A fresh set compiled from the very popular thread by the same name on The Home Shop Machinist and Machinist's Workshop Internet bulletin board, the book contains entries featuring items for the lathe and mill, work holding, and more.

Order your 64 pages of shop inspiration today!

 
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$9.95
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build Book 4
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build Book 4
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Steam & Stirling Engines You Can Build, Book 4 features over 200 pages of projects and related discussion pulled from the pages of Live Steam & Outdoor Railroading and The Home Shop Machinist magazines between 2003 and 2009. You will find eight steam engines, four Stirling hot air engines, and more. A wealth of information and the perfect addition to your shop's library.

Hardbound 211 pages

Best Value: Steam & Stirling Set - 4 Books

 
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$45.00
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SS4
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Shop Made Tools 2013
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Shop Made Tools 2013
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If you have ever spent time with an experienced machinist you no doubt have had plenty of "Why didn't I think of that?" moments. Years of machining will result in an arsenal of tricks and tools, but why wait? With over 100 entries from a number of authors, Shop Made Tools 2013 is bound to have something your shop desperately needs, whatever your level of expertise!

Compiled from the very popular thread by the same name on The Home Shop Machinist and Machinist's Workshop Internet bulletin board, the book contains entries featuring items for the lathe and mill, work holding, and more.

Order your 64 pages of shop ideas today!

 
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$9.95
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SMT
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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)
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By Kozo Hiraoka

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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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PS
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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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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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Kozo's Building the New Shay
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Kozo's Building the New Shay
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By Kozo Hiraoka

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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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The Steam Donkey Engine - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
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The Steam Donkey Engine - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
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By William M. Harris

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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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Binder for Machinist's Workshop Magazines
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Binder for Machinist's Workshop Magazines
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Protect your copies of Machinist's Workshop with our high-quality binders. Handsome and durable 2-inch binder holds and protects two full years (12 issues) for quick reference. Navy blue with silver lettering.

 
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$10.95
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 3
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 3
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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 - 4 Books

 
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$45.00
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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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Rudy's Working Steam Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
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Rudy's Working Steam Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

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Plans for six steam engines of industry. Build a walking beam engine, model marine engine, open column steam engine, model mill engine, enclosed crank steam engine and model horizontal steam engine.

Spiralbound. 104 pages.

Best Value: Rudy's 3 Plans Set

 
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$19.95
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WSK
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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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Kozo's Building the Climax
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Kozo's Building the Climax
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By Kozo Hiraoka

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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 Shay
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Kozo's Building the Shay
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By Kozo Hiraoka

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

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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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MSK