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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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SS_PKG
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Iron Melting Cupola Furnaces for the Small Foundry
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Iron Melting Cupola Furnaces for the Small Foundry
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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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Kozo Book Set
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Kozo Book Set
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Get all 5 of Kozo's books at a discounted price! Each in the series is 3/4" scale with instructions for scaling up to 1" or 1 1/2."

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

Building the Climax, Building the New Shay, Building the Shay, Building the Heisler, The Pennsylvania A3 Switcher

 
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$225.00
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Machinery's Handbook - CD-Rom
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Machinery's Handbook - CD-Rom
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For computer users, the New CDROM version of Machinery's Handbook is an absolute must. Here is ultimate convenience when you need a quick answer. This electronic version greatly simplifies the access procedures and uses Adobe Acrobat Reader for reading the materials (PDF files). Using the search mechanism or simply going to the index or table of contents and clicking on the desired subject, you are immediately linked to it. Other convenience features are included.

 
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$96.00
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BC105
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Machinery's Handbook - Large Print Version
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Machinery's Handbook - Large Print Version
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Recently, the publisher (Industrial Press) realized that the small print of the Original Version of Machinery's Handbook was difficult or at least inconvenient to read, so they introduced the larger print edition, published in 7 x 10" size, but containing all the same information incorporated in the 5 x 7" version.

 
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$115.00
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BC107
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Machinery's Handbook - Original Version
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Machinery's Handbook - Original Version
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Since its introduction in 1914, Machinery's Handbook has remained the most authoritative, single-volume, reference work available for metalworking and manufacturing. Now in its 29th edition, it has been thoroughly updated and is 100 pages larger, now containing 2800 pages. Every machinist should own one of these valuable references from Industrial Press.

 
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$94.95
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BC106
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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 machinie accessories. Foundrywork 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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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Book Set - 4 Books
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Book Set - 4 Books
Description

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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$125.00
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RUDY4BK_PKG
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The Gunsmith Machinist Book One
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The Gunsmith Machinist Book One
Author

By Steve Acker

Description

The expert gunsmith machining articles of Machinist's Workshop columnist Steve Acker, plus his Building a Target Rifle series originally published in The Home Shop Machinist magazine are featured in this rare, beautiful volume.

Hardbound. 205 pages..

 
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$45.00
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The Engines of Doug Kelley
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The Engines of Doug Kelley
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The latest must-have book from Village Press Publications. No shop library is complete without it.

Are you looking for a project to challenge your skills? Featuring four model engines from one of the premier model engineers of our time, including the never-before-published Nash engine, this book is just what you need.

The 120 page book is ring bound, to better serve you in the place it's likely to spend most of its time, the workshop. Even if building a model engine is on the "someday" list, you will enjoy viewing the skilled craftsmanship of Doug Kelley .

 
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$28.00
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EDK
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The Gunsmith Machinist Book Two
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The Gunsmith Machinist Book Two
Author

By Steve Acker

Description

When you take advantage of this generous offer, you'll find such in-depth areas of interest as: Rifle-Projects (for example, "Adjusting Firing Pin Protrusion"); Pistol Projects ("Line Boring a Ruger to .45 Colt"); Techniques ("Repairing a Stripped Grip Screw Hole"); and Machinist Shop Aids ("Machining a Cast Iron Faceplate").

Gunsmiths of all skill levels know Steve Acker's work and reputation. Don't miss this opportunity.

Hardcover. 206 pages.

 
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$45.00
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GM2
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Building a Single-shot, Falling-Block RIFLE ACTION
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Building a Single-shot, Falling-Block RIFLE ACTION
Author

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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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)
Author

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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PS
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Kozo's Building the New Shay
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Kozo's Building the New Shay
Author

By Kozo Hiraoka

Description

1920s prototype locomotive engineering in 3/4" scale (with instructions for scaling up to 1-1/2"). Fifth in a fabulous series.

Hardbound. 275 pages.

Best Value: Kozo Set - 5 Books

 
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$50.00
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The Complete Mini-Lathe Workshop
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The Complete Mini-Lathe Workshop
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Turn your mini-lathe into the shop's workhorse, with dozens of improvements and projects designed to broaden the capabilities of this popular lathe. In this must-have, 132 page, spiral-bound book, we've assembled and updated material from the "Additions and Modifications to the Mini-Lathe" column in The Home Shop Machinist magazine.

With the projects only requiring a drill press and the lathe itself, you don't need to complete an entire shop to get started - a mini-lathe (or other small lathe) and Ted's book provide a solid foundation for your hobby machining.

Spiralbound. 132 pages.

 
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$28.00
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CML