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Building a Single-shot, Falling-Block RIFLE ACTION
Title
Building a Single-shot, Falling-Block RIFLE ACTION
Author

By Walter R. Mueller

Description

Originally published as a series in The Home Shop Machinist magazine, this very popular gunsmithing project for firearms enthusiasts is now presented complete in soft-cover format for workbench ease.

Softbound. 44 pages. 
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$17.00
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RA
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Shop Made Tools 2015
Title
Shop Made Tools 2015
Description

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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$9.95
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SMT2015
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Binder for The Home Shop Machinist Magazines
Title
Binder for The Home Shop Machinist Magazines
Description
Protect your copies of The Home Shop Machinist with our high-quality binders. Handsome and durable 3-inch binder holds and protects two full years (12 issues) for quick reference. White with black lettering. 
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$10.95
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In Stock
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HSMBN
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Shop Made Tools 2013
Title
Shop Made Tools 2013
Description

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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$9.95
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SMT
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The Steam Engines of Ray HasBrouck
Title
The Steam Engines of Ray HasBrouck
Description

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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Projects 11
Title
Projects 11
Description

The newest volume in the Projects Series, features articles from the years 2003 and 2004. 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. 272 pages.

 
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$45.00
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P11
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Binder for Machinist's Workshop Magazines
Title
Binder for Machinist's Workshop Magazines
Description
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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Backordered
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MWBN
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The Complete Mini-Lathe Workshop
Title
The Complete Mini-Lathe Workshop
Description

Turn your mini-lathe into the shop's workhorse, with dozens of improvements and projects designed to broaden the capabilities of this popular lathe. In this must-have, 132 page, spiral-bound book, we've assembled and updated material from the "Additions and Modifications to the Mini-Lathe" column in The Home Shop Machinist magazine.

With the projects only requiring a drill press and the lathe itself, you don't need to complete an entire shop to get started - a mini-lathe (or other small lathe) and Ted's book provide a solid foundation for your hobby machining.

Spiralbound. 132 pages. 
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$28.00
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CML
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Build an EDM - Electrical Discharge Machining - Removing Metal by Spark Erosion
Title
Build an EDM - Electrical Discharge Machining - Removing Metal by Spark Erosion
Author

By Robert P. Langlois

Description

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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EDM
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Kozo's Building the New Shay
Title
Kozo's Building the New Shay
Author

By Kozo Hiraoka

Description

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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NEWSH
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The Steam Donkey Engine - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
Title
The Steam Donkey Engine - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
Author

By William M. Harris

Description

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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Building the CliShay
Title
Building the CliShay
Author

By Robert Maynard

Description

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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Rudy's Working Steam Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
Title
Rudy's Working Steam Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
Author

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Description

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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So You Want to Build a Live Steam Locomotive
Title
So You Want to Build a Live Steam Locomotive
Author

By Joseph Foster Nelson

Description

Design considerations, tools required, engineering data, discussions concerning every major component, and pointers on locomotovie operations. The standard reference work for builders of working steam locomotive models. 324 drawings, 84 photos, and 26 tables.

Hardbound. 164 pages. 
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$42.00
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SY
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The Home Shop Readers' Tip Book 1
Title
The Home Shop Readers' Tip Book 1
Description

Valuable metalworking tips from knowledgeable participants in the forums on The Home Shop Machinist website. From the experts who are willing to share - lathe tips, milling tips, shop tips of all kinds...

Softbound. 52 pages. 
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$6.95
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RTB