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Build a Muller - Sand Machinery Vol. 1
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Build a Muller - Sand Machinery Vol. 1
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Steve Chastain has just introduced his newest book. If you have built Steve's furnaces, then you know that melting a large amount of metal is easy. Properly preparing enough sand for the molds to hold all that metal can be a real chore, but here's professional grade foundry sand muller to take the work out of making molding sand. The plans in the book are scalable up or down to make a core sand muller or a 42-inch muller from a 500-gallon tank. Steve is a regular contributor to The Home Shop Machinist magazine as well as self publisher of his books. We are proud to carry all his titles. 
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$22.95
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BC94
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Building a Heat-Treating Furnace DVD
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Building a Heat-Treating Furnace DVD
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John Benjamin has been building firearms for many years. Some of the nation's most successful benchrest rifle barrels have been built by him. Part of his secret is the fantastic heat-treating furnace he built. He shows and describes how it is built, and how it is used.

by John Benjamin

Barrels are heated in a vertical position, and gently brought to a stage of stillness evenly throughout their entire length. His furnace has been used over 300 times without any evidence of wear. A bill of materials is included. 45 minutes

 
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$25.95
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BC87
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Building a Stirling Hot Air Engine DVD
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Building a Stirling Hot Air Engine DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

Here's a fast, free-running Stirling cycle hot air engine DVD that offers some machining challenges and hours and hours of fun. Dimensioned drawings (actual size) and outline are included. 3 hours 40 minutes.

 
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$49.95
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BC184
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Building Track the Train Mountain Way DVD
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Building Track the Train Mountain Way DVD
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Quentin Breen, his volunteers and one employee have hand built every single one of the track sections. With pre-built forms, pre-cut parts and power equipment, a person can assemble a 12-foot straight, curved or wye section in a very short time. Quentin narrates the process as his employee assembles some sections from start to finish. 
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$17.95
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BC172
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How to Cut Spur Gears DVD
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How to Cut Spur Gears DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

Using just a small mill and your lathe, you can learn how to cut your own spur gears. Terms and techniques all covered. Charts and tables are included. 45 minutes.

Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

 
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$35.95
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BC65
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MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 2.00 Strength
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MagniClips Magnifying Clip-ons + 2.00 Strength
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MagniClips Magnifiers are effective for people who need to focus at an intermediate distance such as a computer screen, or to do crafting or needlework. Close-up tasks such as threading a needle or working on miniatures come into view with MagniClips Magnifiers. Even non-glasses wearers can wear them over the sunglasses when working or reading outside.

Easily carried in a purse or pocket, they'll be an indispensable item. You may need more than one pair for the car, kitchen, workshop and pocket.

+2.00 is similar in strength to moderately weak reading glasses.

 
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$14.50
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BC178
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Operating a Shaper DVD
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Operating a Shaper DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

You may remember Rudy's article in The Home Shop Machinist called "Old Iron." This video shows you the various functions on his reconditioned shaper and how you can operate one yourself. 2 hours.

Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

 
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$39.95
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BC73
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Oxy-Acetylene Welding DVD
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Oxy-Acetylene Welding DVD
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by Steve Bleile

This DVD was produced in 1998 and covers all aspects of oxy-acetylene welding techniques and safety concerns. 42 minutes.

 
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$25.95
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BC86
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Truing Your Action and Installing a New Barrel DVD
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Truing Your Action and Installing a New Barrel DVD
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by Steve Acker

Steve goes to work on the lathe and mill to make an accurate custom bolt action hunting rifle. The result is a fairly light, stable and reliable firearm. He demonstrates techniques for truing the bolt face and lugs, threading and crowning a new barrel, recutting the receiver threads, machining the recoil lug, and much more. 2 hours 30 minutes

 
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$54.95
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BC91
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Using Layout Tools DVD
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Using Layout Tools DVD
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by Rudy Kouhoupt

Often, getting underway on a project -- reading the drawings and doing the required markup on the metal -- can be the most challenging part. Rudy discusses every layout tool from his vast collection and demonstrates its function. He also gives you a detailed look at mechanical drawings and how to interpret them. This tape is a must for every novice machinist. 1 hour 30 minutes.

Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

 
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$39.95
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BC201
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Arc Welding I DVD
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Arc Welding I DVD
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by Steve Bleile

This DVD was produced in 2000. Steve describes and demonstrates several basic aspects of arc welding, as well as important safety concerns. 44 minutes.

 
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$25.95
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BC81
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Arc Welding II DVD
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Arc Welding II DVD
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by Steve Bleile

This DVD provides more insight into "watching the puddle" to set the amperage, adjust the travel speed, and maintain the correct rod angle and arc gap. It also covers metal preparation, fit up, and welder skills for butt joints, lap joints, T-joints and corner joints. 45 minutes.

 
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$25.95
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BC82
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Bedding, Scoping, and Crowning the Remington 700 - DVD
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Bedding, Scoping, and Crowning the Remington 700 - DVD
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by Steve Acker

Steve shows how to have a rifle that is easier to shoot accurately, with little shift in zero, using only hand tools. Bedding techniques demonstrated on three styles of stock. His methods for mounting and lapping in a scope and crowning process will assure you of improved shooting. 2 hours

 
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$49.95
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BC89
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Building a Target Rifle DVD
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Building a Target Rifle DVD
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by Steve Acker

This rifle was first described in The Home Shop Machinist magazine, and now is in video form. Steve uses some techniques and state-of-the-art tools never before seen on video. Every step of machining the receiver, bolt, barrel and scope mounts is shown. He discusses and shows the various components, tools and products he uses when building this highly precise firearm. 2 DVDs. 4 hours 10 minutes

 
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$59.95
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BC88
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Correcting Bolt Lug Engagement and Excess Headspace DVD
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Correcting Bolt Lug Engagement and Excess Headspace DVD
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by Steve Acker

Steve demonstrates how a gunsmith can rework the Remington 700 bolt action rifle for more accuracy, using basic tooling and setups on the lathe and workbench. The work is done on a factory varmint rifle not as accurate as it should be, and which has long headspace. He improves bolt contact and the front receiver ring contact. 1 hour 35 minutes

 
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$49.95
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BC90