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Advanced Aspects of Machine Lathe Operation DVD
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Advanced Aspects of Machine Lathe Operation DVD
Author

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Description

by Rudy Kouhoupt

Rudy's back with two hours worth of excellent advanced techniques for achieving a very high degree of accuracy while boring, turning, facing, threading, milling or grinding on your lathe. He also discusses and demonstrates the most important accessories you will use on your lathe. 2 hours.

 
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$44.95
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BC63
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Advanced Aspects of Milling Machine Operation DVD
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Advanced Aspects of Milling Machine Operation DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

On this machining DVD, Rudy shows you the methods by which your mill can be highly accurate in every function. He also describes techniques that will expand the usefulness of your mill and improve your level of skill dramatically. Various accessories are discussed and demonstrated. A printed outline accompanies the DVD. 2 hours.

Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

 
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$44.95
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BC71
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Fundamentals of Milling Machine Operation DVD
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Fundamentals of Milling Machine Operation DVD
Description

by Rudy Kouhoupt

The basics of milling on a vertical milling machine are covered. Included are a printed outline, plans and directions for a project to practice your new skills -- an excellent fly cutter. 2 hours.

 
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$44.95
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BC62
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Iron Melting Cupola Furnaces for the Small Foundry
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Iron Melting Cupola Furnaces for the Small Foundry
Author

By Steve Chastain

Description
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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$21.95
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BC99
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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

Description
Part 2 of the Sand Casting Manual continues by describing more advanced techniques. Using non-technical terms, Steve Chastain shows you how to cast metal parts for little cost in your own backyard. This has been a very comprehensive and popular series. You can learn to make your own foundry tools and equipment. You?ll also get in-depth information on various metals and their properties. nd 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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$23.95
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BC104
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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

Description
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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$23.95
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BC103
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Shop Wisdom of James McKnight
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Shop Wisdom of James McKnight
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By James McKnight

Description

James began writing articles for The Home Shop Machinist and Machinist's Workshop magazines in 1991 and continues to share his expertise with Village Press publication readers. His clever, shop-built machine tools for both metal and woodworking have stood the test of time and delighted readers for nearly two decades.

Hardbound.

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$42.00
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SWJM
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Tesla Turbine and other Engines from Jeff Maier
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Tesla Turbine and other Engines from Jeff Maier
Author

By Jeff Maier

Description

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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$42.00
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TESLA
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Build a Pop Can Crusher
Title
Build a Pop Can Crusher
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By Birk Petersen

Description
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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$5.05
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MWCAN
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Build an Oil Fired Tilting Furnace
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Build an Oil Fired Tilting Furnace
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Complete plans and operating instructions for a tilting furnace that easily melts 100 pounds of aluminum per hour. Melt with propane, diesel, or used motor oil! Using the tilting mechanism, you will never have to handle a hot crucible again. Start, stop, and hold the furnace at any angle for precise pours. Furnace may be modified to melt other materials.

Paperback, 192 pages.  
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$24.95
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OFTF
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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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$28.00
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BC154
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Building a Small Steam Engine DVD
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Building a Small Steam Engine DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

Build your own speedy little horizontal steam engine from Rudy's plans and description. Rudy does it all on a little Sherline lathe and mill. Plans and outline are included. 3 hours 40 minutes.

Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

 
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$49.95
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BC76
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Generators and Inverters
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Generators and Inverters
Author

By Stephen Chastain

Description
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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BC98
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Grinding lathe Tools DVD
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Grinding lathe Tools DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

Rudy discusses lathe cutting tools in depth and then describes how each would be ground properly for optimum metal cutting. Also included are plans to build a grinding table that will increase your accuracy when grinding your lathe tools. For those of you using the Diamond Toolholder, Rudy goes into great detail about grinding the toolbit for it. 1 hour 45 minutes.

 
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$39.95
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BC66
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6 Projects for the Shaper DVD
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6 Projects for the Shaper DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

In this DVD, Rudy describes and demonstrates how to make a tapered soft jaw for your vise, a pair of V-blocks, cut dovetail slides, external or internal keyseats and learn how to index and cut spur gears. Drawings, charts and outline included.

 
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$39.95
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BC80