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Falk No. 01 Locomotive - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED

Falk No. 01 Locomotive - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED

By William M. Harris

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.

$12.95

In Stock

FALK

Figure It Out - Common Sense and a Calculator DVD

Figure It Out - Common Sense and a Calculator DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Did you ever wonder how high the valves should lift; what happens when you scale it up or down; how big the inlet passage should be; why small engines run so fast; how heavy it will be; how the flywheel effect changes with size; how to set your lathe for greater accuracy; or how to check tapers and angles? Rudy describes and illustrates his real world approach to problem solving on these and other subjects in the shop and at the drawing board. He includes an outline and drawings of examples used in the DVD presentation.
Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

$35.95

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BC75

FoR 16mm Parting Tool

FoR 16mm Parting Tool

The FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder operates with the blade held in an upside down position and can be used on front or rear tool posts.
For lathes with a screw on chuck the holder must be used with a rear tool post.
Parting blade not included.
Features/Tips
If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

$105.00

In Stock

BC271

FoR 20mm Parting Tool

FoR 20mm Parting Tool

The FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder operates with the blade held in an upside down position and can be used on front or rear tool posts.
For lathes with a screw on chuck the holder must be used with a rear tool post.
Parting blade not included.
Features/Tips
If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

$105.00

In Stock

BC284

FoR 8mm Parting Tool

FoR 8mm Parting Tool

The FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder operates with the blade held in an upside down position and can be used on front or rear tool posts.
For lathes with a screw on chuck the holder must be used with a rear tool post.
Parting blade not included.
Features/Tips
If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

$95.00

In Stock

BC230

FoR 9.5mm Parting Tool

FoR 9.5mm Parting Tool

The FoR Inverted Parting Toolholder operates with the blade held in an upside down position and can be used on front or rear tool posts.
For lathes with a screw on chuck the holder must be used with a rear tool post.
Parting blade not included.
Features/Tips
If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

$95.00

In Stock

BC269

Fundamentals of Machine Lathe Operation DVD

Fundamentals of Machine Lathe Operation DVD

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.

$44.95

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BC70

Fundamentals of Milling Machine Operation DVD

Fundamentals of Milling Machine Operation DVD

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.

$44.95

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BC62

Generators and Inverters

Generators and Inverters

By Stephen Chastain

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.

$34.95

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BC98

Hot Bluing Firearms DVD

Hot Bluing Firearms DVD

By Steve Acker

The chemical and mechanical processes of hot bluing steel are described by Steve. He then demonstrates the procedures with the best quality equipment and materials. He also describes how you can blue your firearms on a limited budget. Learn to apply a professional finish to your firearms and restore the beauty of your old ones. See a layout used by professionals for profitable bluing and excellent results. Equipment, alternate heat sources and safety concerns are discussed in detail. 1 hour 10 minutes.

$49.95

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BC92

How to Cut Screw Threads DVD

How to Cut Screw Threads DVD

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.

$35.95

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BC64

How to Cut Spur Gears DVD

How to Cut Spur Gears DVD

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Using just a small mill and your lathe, you can learn how to cut your own spur gears. Terms and techniques are all covered. Charts and tables are included. 45 minutes.
Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

$35.95

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BC65

Kozo's Building the Heisler

Kozo's Building the Heisler

By Kozo Hiraoka

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.

$50.00

In Stock

HEIS

Laying Track at Train Mountain DVD

Laying Track at Train Mountain DVD

By Quentin Breen

Quentin Breen describes the complex and very thorough process of laying track on the 17 miles of 7-1/2" gauge track over the very hilly terrain at Train Mountain in Chiloquin, Oregon. Volunteers demonstrate the process.

$17.95

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BC171

Machine Lathe - Fundamentals and Advanced Operation DVD Set

Machine Lathe - Fundamentals and Advanced Operation DVD Set

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Combined for the first time in one discounted package, Fundamentals of Machine Lathe Operation and Advanced Aspects of Machine Lathe Operation DVDs are just what you need to learn and master your lathe. Save 10% by purchasing the set!

$80.00

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BC286

Machine Shop Essentials: Q&A

Machine Shop Essentials: Q&A

By Frank Marlow, PE

$44.95

Backordered

MSE

MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 2.00

MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 2.00

MagniClips Magnifiers are effective for people who need to focus at an intermediate distance such as a computer screen, or to do crafting or needlework. Close-up tasks such as threading a needle or working on miniatures come into view with MagniClips Magnifiers. Even non-glasses wearers can wear them over the sunglasses when working or reading outside.
Easily carried in a purse or pocket, they'll be an indispensable item. You may need more than one pair for the car, kitchen, workshop and pocket.
+2.00 is similar in strength to moderately weak reading glasses.

$14.50

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BC178

MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 2.50

MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 2.50

MagniClips Magnifiers are effective for people who need to focus at an intermediate distance such as a computer screen, or to do crafting or needlework. Close-up tasks such as threading a needle or working on miniatures come into view with MagniClips Magnifiers. Even non-glasses wearers can wear them over the sunglasses when working or reading outside.
Easily carried in a purse or pocket, they'll be an indispensable item. You may need more than one pair for the car, kitchen, workshop and pocket.
+2.50 is similar in strength to moderate reading glasses.

$14.50

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BC179

MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 3.00

MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 3.00

MagniClips Magnifiers are effective for people who need to focus at an intermediate distance such as a computer screen, or to do crafting or needlework. Close-up tasks such as threading a needle or working on miniatures come into view with MagniClips Magnifiers. Even non-glasses wearers can wear them over the sunglasses when working or reading outside.
Easily carried in a purse or pocket, they'll be an indispensable item. You may need more than one pair for the car, kitchen, workshop and pocket.
+3.00 is similar in strength to moderate reading glasses.

$14.50

In Stock

BC180

MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 3.50

MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 3.50

MagniClips Magnifiers are effective for people who need to focus at an intermediate distance such as a computer screen, or to do crafting or needlework. Close-up tasks such as threading a needle or working on miniatures come into view with MagniClips Magnifiers. Even non-glasses wearers can wear them over the sunglasses when working or reading outside.
Easily carried in a purse or pocket, they'll be an indispensable item. You may need more than one pair for the car, kitchen, workshop and pocket.
+3.50 is similar in strength to medium-strong reading glasses.

$14.50

In Stock

BC181

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