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Projects Book Set - Book 4-11
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Projects Book Set - Book 4-11
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Over 350 shop projects in all, averaging 20 techniques, 14 lathe accessories, and 11 shop tools and improvements per volume, plus several plans for drill press and milling machine accessories. Foundry work appears in volume Four, a Plastic Injection Molding Machine in volume Five, convert your mill or mill/drill to CNC in volume Seven. Take all eight and save!

 
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$325.00
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Rudy's Book Set
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Rudy's Book Set
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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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$52.00
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Steam & Stirling Set
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Steam & Stirling Set
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Get all four Steam & Stirling books at a discounted price! 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.

Please refer to the individual book ad for number of pages and further details; all are hardbound.

Book 1, Book 2, Book 3, Book 4

 
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$155.00
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Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe
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Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe
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If you are thinking about cleaning up and using that old South Bend Lathe that you inherited from your grandfather (the one that has been sitting in your garage for the last 20 years), this collection of maintenance tips will help you get that beautiful piece of iron back into service. "Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe" is a starting "how-to" guide for keeping all vintage South Bend Lathes in good working order. The information is applicable to all models ranging from the 9" workshop series to the industrial versions which went from a 10" swing all the way up to 16". The manual will help educate new machine operators and enthusiasts on the correct procedures to set up, clean, lubricate, and adjust all of the critical features of the lathe. The manual is 70 pages, fully illustrated with many B&W photographs and diagrams plus step-by-step instructions on the proper methods for keeping the machine in good working order.

Softbound. 70 pages.

 
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$16.95
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Build an EDM - Electrical Discharge Machining - Removing Metal by Spark Erosion
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Build an EDM - Electrical Discharge Machining - Removing Metal by Spark Erosion
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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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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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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

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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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Building a Single-shot, Falling-Block RIFLE ACTION
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Building a Single-shot, Falling-Block RIFLE ACTION
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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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Building the CliShay
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Building the CliShay
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By Robert Maynard

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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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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

Description

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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Generators and Inverters
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Generators and Inverters
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By Stephen Chastain

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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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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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Kozo's Building the Heisler
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Kozo's Building the Heisler
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By Kozo Hiraoka

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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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Kozo's Building the Shay
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Kozo's Building the Shay
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By Kozo Hiraoka

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Kozo's premiere geared locomotive contruction series in 3/4" scale with instructions for scaling up to 1" or 1.5". Metric to decimal inch and thread conversion charts are included, plus homemade enhancements. Kozo has developed a technique for relating the step-by-step instructions for duplicating his work, making it possible for amateur and experienced machinists all over the world to build beautiful operating miniature locomotives. Hardbound. 194 pages.

Best Value: Kozo Set - 5 Books

 
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$50.00
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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

Description

The Pennsy Switcher, Kozo's fourth construction project in 3/4" scale (scalable to 1.5") 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 parts from stock materials. Sharp, detailed photos, incredibly illustrative drawings, and inch dimensioning appeal to expert builders also.

Hardbound. 264 pages.

Best Value: Kozo Set - 5 Books

 
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$50.00
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Marvelous Magnetic Machines
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Marvelous Magnetic Machines
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You're standing in front of an old card table in a driveway at a garage sale. On that table is a one-quart aluminum saucepan, a votive candle holder, pieces of some office machinery and a wooden awards plaque. What do you see here? If you did not answer "a six-cylinder radial electromagnetic attraction motor," then you need this book!

H.P. Friedrichs (author of The Voice of the Crystal and Instruments of Amplification) returns this time to explore the principles behind the operation and construction of five simple, yet impressive, model electric motors

Hardcover, 160 pages, 177 photos and illustrations.

 
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$29.95
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