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The Home Shop Readers' Tip Book 1
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The Home Shop Readers' Tip Book 1
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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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Kozo's The Pennsylvania A3 Switcher (The first project for the beginner)
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Kozo's The Pennsylvania A3 Switcher (The first project for the beginner)
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By Kozo Hiraoka

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The Pennsy Switcher, Kozo's fourth construction project in 3/4" scale (that you may scale up to 1.5" scale) is perfect for the first-time builder. Kozo is so highly detailed and thorough in his description of part fabrication that any novice machinist can build the engine with ease and confidence, fabricating all the parts from stock materials. Sharp, detailed photos, incredibly illustrative drawings, and inch dimensioning appeal to expert builders as well.

Hardbound. 264 pages.

Best Value: Kozo Set - 5 Books  
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$50.00
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PS
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The Home Shop Readers' Tip Book 2
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The Home Shop Readers' Tip Book 2
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From the Past and Present! A number of our favorite tips from the "Chips & Sparks" column in The Home Shop Machinist have been blended with tips from current visitors to the Home Shop Machinist website.

Softbound. 52 pages. 
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$6.95
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Rudy's Fun With Engines and Other Things - Plans Sets from the Past
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Rudy's Fun With Engines and Other Things - Plans Sets from the Past
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

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Enjoy building a three-cylinder radial engine, a V-4 engine, or a Revolutionary War cannon.

Spiralbound. 96 pages.

Best Value: Rudy's 3 Plans Set 
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$19.95
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FWEK
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 3
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 3
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Book three encompasses years 1993 through 2002, and offers a greater variety of applications with the cherished tradition - the expectation - of challenge.

Flex your metalworking skills on such engine projects as a no-casting 1.5 x 1.5V steam engine, a walking-beam Stirling-cycle mill engine, an epicyclic steam engine, and seventeen more -- and enjoy two bonus sections that offer hobby-expanding related topics.

Hardbound 216 pages

Best Value: Steam & Stirling Set - 3 Books 

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$45.00
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SS3
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Kozo's Building the Climax
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Kozo's Building the Climax
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By Kozo Hiraoka

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Kozo's clear step-by-step instructions, descriptive drawings, and crisp photos guide builders at all levels toward beautiful, successful 3/4", 1" and 1.5" scale steam engines. With the Climax locomotive project, you can now fabricate every single part of your engine from raw stock, and not have to purchase any (potentially) expensive pre-made parts. There are no castings to fool with either, just clear and concise directions for making each part, simply and correctly. Hardbound. 224 pages

Best Value: Kozo Set - 5 Books  
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$50.00
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CX
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Rudy's Model Stirling Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
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Rudy's Model Stirling Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

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Build a Stirling-cycle hot air engine. Advance to a water-cooled horizontal or vertical Stirling.

Spiralbound. 84 pages.

Best Value: Rudy's 3 Plans Set 
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$19.95
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Build the Snow -- A Tandem, Double-Acting Engine
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Build the Snow -- A Tandem, Double-Acting Engine
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By Doug Kelley

Description
Doug Kelley's very popular Snow natural gas pumping engine, as an internal combustion engine construction series, first appeared in The Home Shop Machinist magazine. An ample supply of back issues in which the project appeared soon sold out -- encouraging reprint in a booklet format. The resulting 44-page plus cover saddle stitch volume includes 13 pages of photos that showcase full-size Snow engines housed in museum settings around the U.S. -- some that run and some that are being restored with the intent to run. 
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$14.95
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Falk No. 01 Locomotive - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
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Falk No. 01 Locomotive - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
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By William M. Harris

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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. 
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$12.95
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Puzzles and Peculiarities from the Machine Shop
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Puzzles and Peculiarities from the Machine Shop
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By J. Randolph Bulgin

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How to waste time in the home shop and have fun doing it! 11 enjoyable projects for the machinist.

110 pages, softbound 
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$24.95
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 1
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 1
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

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Fifteen marvelous micro machining articles -- Rudy's speciality. Plus six scale engines precisely done, and more yet -- like Machining Your Own Spur Gears and Milling on a Drill Press. Lasting testament to Rudy's skill, ingenuity, and wisdom both as metalworker and modeler. Contains invaluable tools and clever hobby projects, concisely described, beautifully photographed, and impeccably drawn.

Hardbound. 232 pages.

Best Value: The Rudy Kouhoupt Shop Wisdom Set  
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$42.00
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 2
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 2
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

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Twenty-five more micro machining articles -- all excellent! -- plus an Engraving Pantograph, an Oscillating Clyinder Engine, an Air-cooled Hot Air Engine, and more. Lasting testament to Rudy's skill, ingenuity, and wisdom both as a metalworker and modeler. Contains invaluable tools and clever hobby projects, concisely described, beautifully photographed, and impeccably drawn.

Hardbound. 230 pages.

Best Value: The Rudy Kouhoupt Shop Wisdom Set  
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$42.00
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 3
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 3
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

Description

Build a flywheel pump, Stirling-powered tractor, or "Little Job" cement mixer. Make your own lathe collets, magnetic lathe chuck, mechanical stroboscope, and much more! Rudy is back with a third indespensable, incomparable book of machining tools, techniques and projects! This is a dazzling compilation of Rudy's more recent articles appearing in The Home Shop Machinist and The Live Steam magazines.

Hardbound. 236 pages.

Best Value: The Rudy Kouhoupt Shop Wisdom Set  
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$42.00
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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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Kozo's Building the Heisler
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Kozo's Building the Heisler
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By Kozo Hiraoka

Description

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.

Best Value: Kozo Set - 5 Books  
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$50.00
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HEIS