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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!

Shop Made Tools 2013  

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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 "Why didn't I think of that?" ideas today!

Shop Made Tools 2015 

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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 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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In Pursuit of The Perfect Shop
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In Pursuit of The Perfect Shop
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By J. Randolph Bulgin

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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 
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$39.95
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TPS
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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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Building Shop by Randolph Bulgin
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Building Shop by Randolph Bulgin
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By J. Randolph Bulgin

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Through his articles in The Home Shop Machinist and Machinist's Workshop, as well as his previous book, Randolph's Shop, the author has given thousands a chance to share in his pride and joy, his shop. Once again, Randolph throws open his doors and invites the reader into the comfortable surroundings of his little kingdom. But be warned, you may catch the bug and find youself in that endless (though arguably enjoyable) pursuite of builiding shop.

Hardbound 228 Pages 
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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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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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Build a Pop Can Crusher
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Build a Pop Can Crusher
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By Birk Petersen

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By far our most popular article reprint. Orginally ran in Machinist's Workshop, August 1999, Volume 12, Number 4. 13 page article with B&W photos and diagrams. Build a hand-cranked crusher for your recycling efforts. 
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Generators and Inverters
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Generators and Inverters
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By Stephen Chastain

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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 
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$34.95
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Alternative Energy Secrets
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Alternative Energy Secrets
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By Stephen D. Chastain

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Stephen Chastain is a gifted mechanical engineer with an emphasis on material science. The purpose of this book is to describe properties, processing and use of waste oil as a fuel for use in diesel engines and burner applications.Projects including collection and conversion equipment for use of wast oil, engine swapping, silencing and disposal of process sludge. The equipment is suitable for a small shop and may be built primarily from scrap materials such as discarded propane tanks, sheet metal, pipe and scrap aluminum. He discusses Oil and Fuels,Diesel Engines, and then Practical Alternative Fuel Technology. Running on waste oil, installing a diesel engine in a car and off-grid power generation. 
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