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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.

Best Value: The Rudy Kouhoupt Shop Wisdom Set.

 
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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

Description

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.

 
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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

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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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Projects 11
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Projects 11
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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.

 
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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.

Best Value: The Rudy Kouhoupt Shop Wisdom Set.

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

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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.

 
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Projects 8
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Projects 8
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Compiled by Neil Knopf and edited by Clover McKinley

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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.

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

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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.

 
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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 Engine Lathe
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The Engine Lathe
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By J. Randolph Bulgin

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The Engine Lathe: For the beginner

Welcome back to Randolph's Shop. In this book, we look into the use and usefulness of the engine lathe, known by some as the "Queen of the Shop." It is said by many that the engine lathe is the only machine tool in the shop that has the ability to reproduce itself when in the hands of a capable machinst. "If (Heaven forbid!) I am ever told that I can have only one machine tool, it will be an engine lathe." -- Randolph Bulgin

 
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The Turret-Ram Milling Machine
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The Turret-Ram Milling Machine
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By J. Randolph Bulgin

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Many examples for beginners of operating a milling machine and all that goes with it, plus four great projects for the home machinist.

228 pages. Hardbound.

 
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Welding Know-How: Tips and Techniques of Master Welders
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Welding Know-How: Tips and Techniques of Master Welders
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By Frank Marlow

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This book contains years of welding knowledge all in one easy-to-understand book. Contains over 500 clear and detailed line drawings. Chapters on the major welding processes: shielded metal arc, wire feed, and gas tungsten arc welding. Chapters on the major cutting processes, oxyacetylene, plasma arc, water jet, oxygen lances and burning bars. In addition there are chapters on brazing and soldering, bending and straightening, pipe and tubing, and an extensive section on welding safety. With this book you will finally gain control of your stick, TIG, or wire feed outfit and learn how to get your "buzz box" to make more than just noise.

Softbound. 552 pages.

 
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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

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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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Machine Shop Essentials: Q&A
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Machine Shop Essentials: Q&A
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By Frank Marlow, PE

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Using machine tools--lathes, mills and drill presses. The book explains how they operate, how to set up work, and how to safely use these tools. There is extensive material on workholding in the lathe--collets, chucks, mandrels, faceplates and centers. Milling machine tooling is covered in detail. It is not about production methods or NC machine tools.

528 pages. Softbound.

 
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