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Generators and Inverters

Generators and Inverters

By Stephen Chastain

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.

$34.95

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BC98

Kozo's Building the Heisler

Kozo's Building the Heisler

By Kozo Hiraoka

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.

$50.00

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Machine Shop Essentials: Q&A

Machine Shop Essentials: Q&A

By Frank Marlow, PE

$44.95

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MSE

Marvelous Magnetic Machines

Marvelous Magnetic Machines

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.

$29.95

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MMM

Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 2

Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 2

By Stephen D. Chastain

Part 2 of the Sand Casting Manual continues by describing advanced techniques. Using non-technical terms, Steve Chastain shows how to cast metal parts for little cost in your own backyard. In comprehensive and popular series, you learn to make your own foundry tools and equipment. You'll also get in-depth information on various metals and their properties. 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.

$23.95

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MetalCasting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 1

MetalCasting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 1

By Steve Chastain

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.

$23.95

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BC103

MetalWorking Book Volume 4

MetalWorking Book Volume 4

Compiled by Neil Knopf and edited by Clover McKinley

Reprinting Projects in Metal from the years 1994 and 1995, Metalworking Book Four gives you 12 Technique articles, 12 Lathe Accessories, 12 Milling/Drilling Machine Accessories, 19 Shop Improvement articles, and 1 Hobby Project. Headlined by Fred LaVenuta's "Home Sandblasting Cabinet" and Harold Mason's "The Tripod Eliminator - Making a Stand for Better Pictures," this book is bound to be a wonderful addition to your bookshelf.
Hardbound. 255 pages.

$42.00

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MetalWorking Book Volume 5

MetalWorking Book Volume 5

Compiled by Neil Knopf and edited by Craig Foster and Clover McKinley

Mike Pileski's "A Tool Block Carousel" and Arnold Teague's "Atkinson Cycle Engine" are among many standouts in the fifth installment of this series. Metalworking Book Five gives you 12 Technique articles, 8 Lathe Accessories, 7 Milling/Drilling Accessories, 21 Shop Improvement Projects, and 4 Hobby Projects. Reprinting the years 1996 and 1997, Metalworking Book Five provides an easy way to add to your machining library!
Hardbound. 228 pages.

$42.00

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MetalWorking Book Volume 6

MetalWorking Book Volume 6

Compiled by Neil Knopf and edited by Craig Foster and Clover McKinley

Metalworking Book Six is one of the "beefiest" books Village Press has ever produced, Reprinting from mid 1997 through1998, with 11 Technique articles, 19 Lathe Accessories, 8 Milling/Drilling Accessories, 21 Shop Improvement Projects, and 4 Hobby Projects. Some of the highlights of this book include Pat Loop's "A Micro Drill Press" and Donald Dobias' "Making Gears Using a Hob."
Hardbound. 272 pages.

$42.00

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MetalWorking Set - Books 4-6

MetalWorking Set - Books 4-6

Smart tools, techniques, and projects exclusively from the pages of Projects in Metal magazine, years 1994-1997. Books average 254 pages each, all hardbound. Three book set.

$110.00

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Projects 10

Projects 10

Projects Ten features articles from the years 2001 and 2002. This edition features 14 Techniques, 12 Lathe Accessories, 6 Milling and Drilling Machine Accessories, 10 Shop Improvement Articles, 3 Hobby Projects, and 2 Research for Mastery Articles. The new Research for Mastery section features George Genevro and Doug Kelley. Genevro discusses the Continental A-40 Aircraft Engine and Kelley shares his Notes on Building a Nine-Cylinder Radial Aircraft Engine.
Hardbound. 200 pages.

$45.00

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Projects 11

Projects 11

The newest volume in the Projects Series features articles from the years 2003 and 2004. This edition contains 14 Techniques, 10 Lathe Accessories, 5 Milling and Drilling Machine Accessories, 11 Shop Improvement Articles, 3 Hobby Projects, and 1 Quest for Mastery Article. Hardbound. 272 pages.

$45.00

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Projects 4

Projects 4

Compiled and edited by Joe D. Rice

Reprinting the years 1987, 1988, and 1989, Projects Four is a comprehensive volume containing many different articles to suite any reader, with 21 Technique Articles, 15 Lathe Accessories, 2 Drill Press Accessories, 4 Mill Accessories, 4 Shop Improvement Articles, 5 Foundry Articles, and 3 Hobby Projects. Duane Dehnicke's Sentinel engine is sure to delight any hobby machinist, and the Foundry section will help you expand your metalworking capabilities!
Hardbound. 200 pages.

$45.00

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Projects 6

Projects 6

Compiled and edited by Joe D. Rice

Reprinting the years 1992, 1993, and 1994, Projects Six is one of our largest volumes! Inside, you'll find 17 Technique Articles, 2 Drill Press Accessories, 9 Lathe Accessories, 8 Milling Machine Accessories, 8 Shop Improvement Projects, and 1 Hobby Project. Some of the highlights of this edition include John Snyder's "Wood Carving Machine," Michael Hoff's "Simple Indexing Rotary Table," and Richard Torgerson's "Quick-change Tool Post System."
Hardbound. 240 pages.

$45.00

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Projects 7

Projects 7

Compiled and edited by Joe D. Rice

With issue years 1989 through 1996 contained in its pages, Projects Seven will add 6 years of The Home Shop Machinist to your book shelf! Projects Seven is also the only place where you will find Roland Friestad's first four CNC articles - the ones he wrote before his "Computers in the Shop" column. Of course, manual machining is the focus of Projects Seven, with 21 Techniques, 7 Lathe Accessories, 5 Milling Machine Accessories, 12 Shop Improvement Articles, and 4 Hobby Projects.
Hardbound. 200 pages.

$45.00

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Projects 8

Projects 8

Compiled by Neil Knopf and edited by Clover McKinley

After an eight year break, the Projects series returned with Projects Eight, reprinting issues from 1997 through 2000. Headlined by Marsh Collins' "Building Your Own Shaper" article and Walter B. Mueller's "Quorn Tool and Cutter Grinder" article, Projects Eight features 19 Technique Articles, 10 Lathe Accessories, 5 Milling and Drilling Machine Accessories, 15 Shop Improvement Projects, and 2 Hobby Projects.
Hardbound. 200 pages.

$45.00

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Projects 9

Projects 9

Compiled by Craig Foster and edited by Neil Knopf

With such articles as Richard Butterick's "Tapping Machine" and Jeffrey Maier's "Free Pendulum Clock," Projects Nine is a winner! Collecting issues originally printed in 2000 and 2001, Projects Nine features 8 Techniques, 3 Lathe Accessories, 2 Milling and Drilling Machine Articles, 12 Shop Improvement Articles, and 3 Hobby Projects.
Hardbound. 200 pages.

$45.00

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

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

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Enjoy building a three-cylinder radial engine, a V-4 engine, or a Revolutionary War cannon.
Spiralbound. 96 pages.
Best Value: Rudy's 3 Plans Set

$19.95

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Rudy's Model Steam Tractor

Rudy's Model Steam Tractor

By Rudy Kouhoupt

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.

$24.95

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

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

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Build a Stirling-cycle hot air engine. Advance to a water-cooled horizontal or vertical Stirling.
Spiralbound. 84 pages.
Best Value: Rudy's 3 Plans Set

$19.95

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MSK

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