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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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$42.00
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Building Shop by Randolph Bulgin
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Building Shop by Randolph Bulgin
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By J. Randolph Bulgin

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Through his articles in The Home Shop Machinist and Machinist's Workshop, as well as his previous book, Randolph's Shop, the author has given thousands a chance to share in his pride and joy, his shop. Once again, Randolph throws open his doors and invites the reader into the comfortable surroundings of his little kingdom. But be warned, you may catch the bug and find youself in that endless (though arguably enjoyable) pursuite of builiding shop.

Hardbound. 228 pages.

 
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$39.95
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Generators and Inverters
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Generators and Inverters
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By Stephen Chastain

Description

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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BC98
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Iron Melting Cupola Furnaces for the Small Foundry
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Iron Melting Cupola Furnaces for the Small Foundry
Author

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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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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$44.95
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Projects 4
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Projects 4
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Compiled and edited by Joe D. Rice

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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.

 
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$45.00
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Projects 5
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Projects 5
Author

Compiled and edited by Joe D. Rice

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With John Gascoyne's gorgeous "The Rotary, Dual Cross-slide Drill Press and Milling Machine Table" article, John Maruschak's "Toggle-link Operated Can Crusher," and Rodney Hanson's "Hand-operated Plastic Injection Molding Machine," Projects Five has a fantastic mix of articles. Reprinting the years 1989, 1990, and 1991, Projects Five contains 17 Techniques, 7 Lathe Accessories, 10 Milling Machine Accessories, 8 Shop Improvement Articles, and 2 Hobby Projects.

Hardbound. 200 pages.

 
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$45.00
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Projects 9
Title
Projects 9
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Compiled by Craig Foster and edited by Neil Knopf

Description

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.

 
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$45.00
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P9
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Randolph's Shop
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Randolph's Shop
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By J. Randolph Bulgin

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A compilation of The Home Shop Machinist author Randolph Bulgin's popular lathe work, millwork, welding and blacksmithing (plus gun-related) articles. Build a heavy duty, variable-speed vertical band saw! Randolph takes a sensible and humorous approach that will appeal to both the novice and the master craftsman and inspire readers to believe in their own skills, to build upon their knowledge and to open new doors into the world of metal shop work.

Hardbound. 240 pages.

 
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$39.95
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RBS
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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
Author

By Frank Marlow

Description

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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$49.95
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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
Author

By Steve Chastain

Description

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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$23.95
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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
Author

By Steve Chastain

Description

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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$23.95
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BC103
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MetalWorking Book Volume 4
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MetalWorking Book Volume 4
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Compiled by Neil Knopf and edited by Clover McKinley

Description

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.

 
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$42.00
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MetalWorking Book Volume 6
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MetalWorking Book Volume 6
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Compiled by Neil Knopf and edited by Craig Foster and Clover McKinley

Description

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.

 
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$42.00
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Alternative Energy Secrets
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Alternative Energy Secrets
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By Stephen D. Chastain

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Stephen Chastain is a gifted mechanical engineer with an emphasis on material science. This book describes properties, processing and use of waste oil for diesel engines and burner applications fuel. Projects including collection and conversion equipment for use of waste oil, engine swapping, silencing and disposal of process sludge. Equipment is suitable for a small shop and may be built primarily from scrap materials such as discarded propane tanks, sheet metal, pipe and scrap aluminum. He discusses Oil and Fuels, Diesel Engines, Practical Alternative Fuel Technology, running on waste oil, installing a diesel engine in a car and off-grid power generation.

 
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$28.00
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BC154
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MetalWorking Book Volume 5
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MetalWorking Book Volume 5
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Compiled by Neil Knopf and edited by Craig Foster and Clover McKinley

Description

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.

 
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$42.00
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M5