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The Engine Lathe
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The Engine Lathe
Author

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 Shop Wisdom of Jesse Livingston
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The Shop Wisdom of Jesse Livingston
Author

By Jesse Livingston

Description

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.

 
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Two Shop Masters
Title
Two Shop Masters
Author

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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Building Shop by J. Randolph Bulgin
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Building Shop by J. Randolph Bulgin
Author

By J. Randolph Bulgin

Description

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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In Pursuit of The Perfect Shop
Title
In Pursuit of The Perfect Shop
Author

By J. Randolph Bulgin

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As one of our popular authors in the Village Press metalworking magazines, Randolph's words and easy-to-follow and learn-from writing style has helped new hobbyists (and experienced metalworkers) build a strong foundation of machining knowledge - both as a hobby and a profession. In Pursuit of The Perfect Shop adds another cornerstone to that foundation.

228 pages. Hardbound.

 
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Randolph's Shop
Title
Randolph's Shop
Author

By J. Randolph Bulgin

Description

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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The Electromechanical Arts of Weston Bye
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The Electromechanical Arts of Weston Bye
Author

By Weston Bye

Description

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 Shop Wisdom of D. E. Johnson
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The Shop Wisdom of D. E. Johnson
Author

By Deene Johnson

Description

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.

 
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The Turret-Ram Milling Machine
Title
The Turret-Ram Milling Machine
Author

By J. Randolph Bulgin

Description

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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Build an Oil Fired Tilting Furnace
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Build an Oil Fired Tilting Furnace
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Complete plans and operating instructions for a tilting furnace that easily melts 100 pounds of aluminum per hour. Melt with propane, diesel, or used motor oil!

Using the tilting mechanism, you will never have to handle a hot crucible again. Start, stop, and hold the furnace at any angle for precise pours. Furnace may be modified to melt other materials.

Paperback, 192 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
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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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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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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MetalWorking Set - Books 4-6
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MetalWorking Set - Books 4-6
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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.

 
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Shop Wisdom of James McKnight
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Shop Wisdom of James McKnight
Author

By James McKnight

Description

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.

 
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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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