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Rudy's Book Set - 3 Plans
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Rudy's Book Set - 3 Plans
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Buy the set of three and save! 284 pages of Rudy's plan sets from the past. Please refer to individual book ad for specific projects in each book.

Rudy's Fun With Engines and Other Things - Plans Sets from the Past

Rudy's Model Stirlings Engines - Plan Sets from the Past

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

 
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Book Set - 4 Books
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Book Set - 4 Books
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Lasting testaments to Rudy's skill, ingenuity, and wisdom both as metalworker and modeler. Each volume contains invaluable tools and clever hobby projects, concisely described, beautifully photographed, and impeccably drawn. Plus this set includes volume Four - The Micromachinist's Legacy; contains final articles from The Home Shop Machinist Micro Machinist column in a spiral-bound format.

Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4

 
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Rudy's Working Steam Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
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Rudy's Working Steam Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

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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.

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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 4 - The Micro Machinist's Legacy
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 4 - The Micro Machinist's Legacy
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

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To honor Rudy's vision for producing a series of single-project "chapbooks," the publishers have placed his final articles from The Home Shop Machinist's Micro Machinist column in a spiral-bound chapbook format.

Sprialbound. 80 pages.

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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.

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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.

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Rudy's Model Steam Tractor
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Rudy's Model Steam Tractor
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

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Rudy's Model Steam Tractor will reprint, for what we believe to be the first time, Rudy's Case-style traction engine project that was originally published in Popular Mechanics magazine. The drawings in this book were hand drawn by Rudy himself, and have been only gently enhanced using a modern CAD program, allowing them to retain their original craftsman's touch.

Spiralbound. 80 pages. 
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The Shop Wisdom of Philip Duclos
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The Shop Wisdom of Philip Duclos
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By Philip Ducolos

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These pleasurable projects for the skilled machinist are also great learning projects for the beginner. You'll recognize Phil's designs at model engineering shows worldwide.

Hardbound. 214 pages.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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The Electromechanical Arts of Weston Bye
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The Electromechanical Arts of Weston Bye
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By Weston Bye

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Stories fromThe Mechatronist

21 projects fill this book, detailed drawings and full color photos are abundant. Wes's projects are fresh, contemporary -- using CNC as well as traditional machining methods.

Build a Magnetic Gear Clock, Convert a Micro Mill to CNC, Add a Quartz Movement timepiece, a Programmable Sequence Controller, a Glockenspiel....and much more.

224 Pages, 8 1/2 x 11. Hardcover

 
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The Shop Wisdom of Frank McLean
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The Shop Wisdom of Frank McLean
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By Frank McLean

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Our first 14 years with Frank - Practical shop tips, clever techniques, and useful accessories from the lathe, noted tool designer and favorite shop teacher.

Hardbound. 215 pages.

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Two Shop Masters
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Two Shop Masters
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By Frank McLean & Philip Duclos

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The last of the legacy -- the final published projects of two greatly skilled, highly influential and most generous machinists, teachers, writers, and friends. The passing of these two fine gentlemen, Phil Duclos in 1993 and Frank McLean in 1996, echoes even today in the pages of The Home Shop Machinist and Live Steam magazines.

Hardbound. 304 pages.

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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

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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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