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

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

By Rudy Kouhoupt

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.
Best Value: Rudy's 3 Plans Set

$19.95

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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 1

Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 1

Edited by William C. Fitt

Book one offers complete drawings and building instructions for 12 engines, including the very popular quarter-size Rider-Ericsson Hot Air Pumping Engine and a V-4 Oscillating Cylinder Engine (and boiler).
Hardbound. 160 pages.
Best Value: Steam & Stirling Set - 4 Books

$42.00

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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 2

Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 2

Edited by Joe D. Rice

Book two features 18 steam engines, 4 Stirling hot air engines, a Reversing Duplex, and the Tesla Turbine, plus boiler work and related topics.
Hardbound. 200 pages.
Best Value: Steam & Stirling Set - 4 Books

$42.00

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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 3

Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 3

Book three encompasses years 1993 through 2002, and offers a greater variety of applications with the cherished tradition - the expectation - of challenge.
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 17 more -- and bonus sections that offer hobby-expanding related topics.
Hardbound 216 pages
Best Value: Steam & Stirling Set - 4 Books

$45.00

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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 4

Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 4

Steam & Stirling Engines You Can Build, Book 4 features over 200 pages of projects and related discussion pulled from the pages of Live Steam & Outdoor Railroading and The Home Shop Machinist magazines between 2003 and 2009. You will find eight steam engines, four Stirling hot air engines, and more. A wealth of information and the perfect addition to your shop's library.
Hardbound 211 pages
Best Value: Steam & Stirling Set - 4 Books

$45.00

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Tesla Turbine and other Engines

Tesla Turbine and other Engines

By Jeff Maier

The Tesla Turbine, Two-cylinder Uniflow Engine, Terry Turbine, and the Horizontal Uniflow Engine were originally published in the pages of The Home Shop Machinist and Live Steam and Outdoor Railroading. Now see them collected in this gorgeous volume!
Hardbound. 184 pages.

$42.00

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The Complete Mini-Lathe Workshop

The Complete Mini-Lathe Workshop

Turn your mini-lathe into a workhorse, with dozens of improvements and projects designed to broaden its capabilities. In this must-have, 132 page, spiral-bound book, we've assembled and updated material from "Additions and Modifications to Mini-Lathe" column in The Home Shop Machinist magazine. With projects only requiring a drill press and lathe, you don't need to complete an entire shop to get started.

$28.00

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The Electromechanical Arts of Weston Bye

The Electromechanical Arts of Weston Bye

By Weston Bye

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.

$46.00

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The Engines of Doug Kelley

The Engines of Doug Kelley

Are you looking for a project to challenge your skills? Featuring four model engines from one of premier model engineers of our time, including never-before-published Nash engine. 120 page book is ring bound for workshop ease. Even if building a model engine is on "someday" list, you'll enjoy viewing Kelley's skilled craftsmanship.

$28.00

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The Gunsmith Machinist Book One

The Gunsmith Machinist Book One

By Steve Acker

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..

$45.00

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The Gunsmith Machinist Book Two

The Gunsmith Machinist Book Two

By Steve Acker

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.

$45.00

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The Machinist's Bedside Reader

The Machinist's Bedside Reader

By Guy Lautard

The first of the three-book Machinist's Bedside Readers set is back in print after a long absence. Guy Lautard's compilations of diverse technical information have sold tens of thousands of copies to machinists of every tyipe around the world.
This book includes fully dimensioned working drawings and detailed instructions for several projects, including 15 practical machinist's tools and lathe accessories.
You'll also enjoy the machine shop acecdotes and the fascinating account of a little lathe made"from nothing" in a Japanese POW camp. Plus, you'll learn "The Secret of the Old Master, " in a heartwarming story by Lucian Cary.
Updated with new sources, The Machinist's Bedside Reader is ready to delight a new set of readers with an interest in this "best of all trades."
Paperback, 260 pages.

$44.99

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The New Spruce Forge Manual of Locksmithing

The New Spruce Forge Manual of Locksmithing

The New Spruce Forge Manual of Locksmithing: a Blacksmith's Guide to Simple Lock Mechanisms is a totally revised and expanded version of the original work from 1999. This manual explains, in step-by-step color photos and mechanical drawings how to construct, using forging and benchwork, 14 different types of antique-style locks and keys.
Making blacksmith locks is an age-old skill the authors of this manual are helping to preserve by passing on their knowledge to this book's readers. The New Spruce Forge Manual of Locksmithing is also an excellent introduction to benchwork. This manual will become a valuable, trusted and often referred to sourcebook in your blacksmithing library.
This new hardcover edition, at 304 pages and with more than 800 color photos and illustrations, is more than double the size of original manual.
Hardcover, 304 pages.

$44.95

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The Shop Wisdom of D. E. Johnson

The Shop Wisdom of D. E. Johnson

By Deene Johnson

Mill-drill Adventures stand out as the single most popular series to have run in the early years of The Home Shop Machinist magazine. From Fixing Up the Downfeed to Indexing and Drilling, life got easier for new mill-drill machine owners.
Hardbound. 228 pages.

$42.00

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The Shop Wisdom of James McKnight

The Shop Wisdom of James McKnight

By James McKnight

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.

$42.00

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The Shop Wisdom of Jesse Livingston

The Shop Wisdom of Jesse Livingston

By Jesse Livingston

Metal casting and foundry work, two 1-1/2" scale steam locomotives, three unusual steam-powered engines, and more! Make Jesse your mentor.
Hardbound. 180 pages.

$42.00

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The Shop Wisdom of Philip Duclos

The Shop Wisdom of Philip Duclos

By Philip Ducolos

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.

$42.00

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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 2

The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 2

By Rudy Kouhoupt

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.
Best Value: The Rudy Kouhoupt Shop Wisdom Set.

$42.00

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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 3

The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 3

By Rudy Kouhoupt

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.
Best Value: The Rudy Kouhoupt Shop Wisdom Set.

$42.00

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

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

By Rudy Kouhoupt

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.
Best Value: The Rudy Kouhoupt Shop Wisdom Set.

$14.95

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