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Machine Shop Essentials: Q&A
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Machine Shop Essentials: Q&A
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By Frank Marlow, PE

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Using machine tools--lathes, mills and drill presses. The book explains how they operate, how to set up work, and how to safely use these tools. There is extensive material on workholding in the lathe--collets, chucks, mandrels, faceplates and centers. Milling machine tooling is covered in detail. It is not about production methods or NC machine tools.

528 pages. Softbound.

 
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MetalCasting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 1
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MetalCasting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 1
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By Steve Chastain

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Learn how to cast metal in sand molds using simple techniques and readily available materials. Steve Chastain, a Mechanical and Materials engineer, shows the beginner how to make a sand mold and then how to hone your skills to produce high quality castings.

 
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Tesla Turbine and other Engines from Jeff Maier
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Tesla Turbine and other Engines from Jeff Maier
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By Jeff Maier

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The Tesla Turbine, Two-cylinder Uniflow Engine, Terry Turbine, and the Horizontal Uniflow Engine were originally published in the pages of The Home Shop Machinist and Live Steam and Outdoor Railroading. Now see them collected in this gorgeous volume!

Hardbound. 184 pages.

 
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The Turret-Ram Milling Machine
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The Turret-Ram Milling Machine
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By J. Randolph Bulgin

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Many examples for beginners 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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Binder for Digital Machinist Magazines
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Binder for Digital Machinist Magazines
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Protect your copies of Digital Machinist with our high-quality binders. Handsome and durable 2-inch binder holds and protects two full years (8 issues) for quick reference. Silver with black lettering.

 
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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 (1 hour, 35 minutes) 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.

 
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Iron Melting Cupola Furnaces for the Small Foundry
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Iron Melting Cupola Furnaces for the Small Foundry
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By Steve Chastain

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Here, Steve Chastain gives you complete plans and operating instructions for a 10" diameter cupola that will melt 330 lbs. of iron per hour when powered by a shop vac. Also included are plans for a high-pressure blower that will increase the output of the small furnace to 660 lb/hr. all can be built for little cost, mostly from scrap.

 
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Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 2
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Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 2
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By Steve Chastain

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Part 2 of the Sand Casting Manual continues by describing advanced techniques. Using non-technical terms, Steve Chastain shows how to cast metal parts for little cost in your own backyard. In comprehensive and popular series, you learn to make your own foundry tools and equipment. You'll also get in-depth information on various metals and their properties. Chastain, a Mechanical and Materials engineer, shows the beginner how to make a sand mold and then how to hone your skills to produce high quality castings.

 
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Operating a Horizontal Milling Machine DVD
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Operating a Horizontal Milling Machine DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

Rudy has acquired and reconditioned an old Atlas horizontal mill. In this DVD, he shows you the many cuts this remarkable machine can make. With the DVD he also provides an outline and plans for two tools you can use with your own horizontal milling machine. 2 hours 30 minutes.

 
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Projects 10
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Projects 10
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Projects Ten features articles from the years 2001 and 2002. This edition features 14 Techniques, 12 Lathe Accessories, 6 Milling and Drilling Machine Accessories, 10 Shop Improvement Articles, 3 Hobby Projects, and 2 Research for Mastery Articles. The new Research for Mastery section features George Genevro and Doug Kelley. Genevro discusses the Continental A-40 Aircraft Engine and Kelley shares his Notes on Building a Nine-Cylinder Radial Aircraft Engine.

Hardbound. 200 pages.

 
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Projects 5
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Projects 5
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Compiled and edited by Joe D. Rice

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With John Gascoyne's gorgeous "The Rotary, Dual Cross-slide Drill Press and Milling Machine Table" article, John Maruschak's "Toggle-link Operated Can Crusher," and Rodney Hanson's "Hand-operated Plastic Injection Molding Machine," Projects Five has a fantastic mix of articles. Reprinting the years 1989, 1990, and 1991, Projects Five contains 17 Techniques, 7 Lathe Accessories, 10 Milling Machine Accessories, 8 Shop Improvement Articles, and 2 Hobby Projects.

Hardbound. 200 pages.

 
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Projects 6
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Projects 6
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Compiled and edited by Joe D. Rice

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Reprinting the years 1992, 1993, and 1994, Projects Six is one of our largest volumes! Inside, you'll find 17 Technique Articles, 2 Drill Press Accessories, 9 Lathe Accessories, 8 Milling Machine Accessories, 8 Shop Improvement Projects, and 1 Hobby Project. Some of the highlights of this edition include John Snyder's "Wood Carving Machine," Michael Hoff's "Simple Indexing Rotary Table," and Richard Torgerson's "Quick-change Tool Post System."

Hardbound. 240 pages.

 
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Projects 7
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Projects 7
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Compiled and edited by Joe D. Rice

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With issue years 1989 through 1996 contained in its pages, Projects Seven will add 6 years of The Home Shop Machinist to your book shelf! Projects Seven is also the only place where you will find Roland Friestad's first four CNC articles - the ones he wrote before his "Computers in the Shop" column. Of course, manual machining is the focus of Projects Seven, with 21 Techniques, 7 Lathe Accessories, 5 Milling Machine Accessories, 12 Shop Improvement Articles, and 4 Hobby Projects.

Hardbound. 200 pages.

 
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Projects 9
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Projects 9
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Compiled by Craig Foster and edited by Neil Knopf

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With such articles as Richard Butterick's "Tapping Machine" and Jeffrey Maier's "Free Pendulum Clock," Projects Nine is a winner! Collecting issues originally printed in 2000 and 2001, Projects Nine features 8 Techniques, 3 Lathe Accessories, 2 Milling and Drilling Machine Articles, 12 Shop Improvement Articles, and 3 Hobby Projects.

Hardbound. 200 pages.

 
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Randolph's Shop
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Randolph's Shop
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By J. Randolph Bulgin

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A compilation of The Home Shop Machinist author Randolph Bulgin's popular lathe work, millwork, welding and blacksmithing (plus gun-related) articles. Build a heavy duty, variable-speed vertical band saw! Randolph takes a sensible and humorous approach that will appeal to both the novice and the master craftsman and inspire readers to believe in their own skills, to build upon their knowledge and to open new doors into the world of metal shop work.

Hardbound. 240 pages.

 
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The Engine Lathe
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The Engine Lathe
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By J. Randolph Bulgin

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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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