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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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Projects 8
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Projects 8
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Compiled by Neil Knopf and edited by Clover McKinley

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After an eight year break, the Projects series returned with Projects Eight, reprinting issues from 1997 through 2000. Headlined by Marsh Collins' "Building Your Own Shaper" article and Walter B. Mueller's "Quorn Tool and Cutter Grinder" article, Projects Eight features 19 Technique Articles, 10 Lathe Accessories, 5 Milling and Drilling Machine Accessories, 15 Shop Improvement Projects, and 2 Hobby Projects.

Hardbound. 200 pages.

 
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Rudy's Model Steam Tractor
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Rudy's Model Steam Tractor
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

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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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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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The Electromechanical Arts of Weston Bye
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The Electromechanical Arts of Weston Bye
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By Weston Bye

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Stories fromThe Mechatronist

21 projects fill this book, detailed drawings and full color photos are abundant. Wes's projects are fresh, contemporary -- using CNC as well as traditional machining methods.

Build a Magnetic Gear Clock, Convert a Micro Mill to CNC, Add a Quartz Movement timepiece, a Programmable Sequence Controller, a Glockenspiel....and much more.

224 Pages, 8 1/2 x 11. Hardcover

 
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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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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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Welding Know-How: Tips and Techniques of Master Welders
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Welding Know-How: Tips and Techniques of Master Welders
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By Frank Marlow

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This book contains years of welding knowledge all in one easy-to-understand book. Contains over 500 clear and detailed line drawings. Chapters on the major welding processes: shielded metal arc, wire feed, and gas tungsten arc welding. Chapters on the major cutting processes, oxyacetylene, plasma arc, water jet, oxygen lances and burning bars. In addition there are chapters on brazing and soldering, bending and straightening, pipe and tubing, and an extensive section on welding safety. With this book you will finally gain control of your stick, TIG, or wire feed outfit and learn how to get your "buzz box" to make more than just noise.

Softbound. 552 pages.

 
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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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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 4
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Projects 4
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Compiled and edited by Joe D. Rice

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Reprinting the years 1987, 1988, and 1989, Projects Four is a comprehensive volume containing many different articles to suite any reader, with 21 Technique Articles, 15 Lathe Accessories, 2 Drill Press Accessories, 4 Mill Accessories, 4 Shop Improvement Articles, 5 Foundry Articles, and 3 Hobby Projects. Duane Dehnicke's Sentinel engine is sure to delight any hobby machinist, and the Foundry section will help you expand your metalworking capabilities!

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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