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Build a Pop Can Crusher
Title
Build a Pop Can Crusher
Author

By Birk Petersen

Description
By far our most popular article reprint. Orginally ran in Machinist's Workshop, August 1999, Volume 12, Number 4. 13 page article with B&W photos and diagrams. Build a hand-cranked crusher for your recycling efforts. 
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$5.05
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MWCAN
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Building Shop by Randolph Bulgin
Title
Building Shop by 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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$39.95
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BBS
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Generators and Inverters
Title
Generators and Inverters
Author

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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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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$39.95
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RBS
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Shop Wisdom of James McKnight
Title
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.

Other Shop Widsom Books 

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$42.00
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SWJM
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Tesla Turbine and other Engines from Jeff Maier
Title
Tesla Turbine and other Engines from Jeff Maier
Author

By Jeff Maier

Description

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. 
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$42.00
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TESLA
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Build an Oil Fired Tilting Furnace
Title
Build an Oil Fired Tilting Furnace
Description

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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$24.95
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OFTF
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Alternative Energy Secrets
Title
Alternative Energy Secrets
Author

By Stephen D. Chastain

Description
Stephen Chastain is a gifted mechanical engineer with an emphasis on material science. The purpose of this book is to describe properties, processing and use of waste oil as a fuel for use in diesel engines and burner applications.Projects including collection and conversion equipment for use of wast oil, engine swapping, silencing and disposal of process sludge. The 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, and then 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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Build a Muller - Sand Machinery Vol. 1
Title
Build a Muller - Sand Machinery Vol. 1
Description
Steve Chastain has just introduced his newest book. If you have built Steve's furnaces, then you know that melting a large amount of metal is easy. Properly preparing enough sand for the molds to hold all that metal can be a real chore, but here's professional grade foundry sand muller to take the work out of making molding sand. The plans in the book are scalable up or down to make a core sand muller or a 42-inch muller from a 500-gallon tank. Steve is a regular contributor to The Home Shop Machinist magazine as well as self publisher of his books. We are proud to carry all his titles. 
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$22.95
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BC94
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Machinery's Handbook - CD-Rom
Title
Machinery's Handbook - CD-Rom
Description
For computer users, the New CDROM version of Machinery's Handbook is an absolute must. Here is ultimate convenience when you need a quick answer. This electronic version greatly simplifies the access procedures and uses Adobe Acrobat Reader for reading the materials (PDF files). Using the search mechanism or simply going to the index or table of contents and clicking on the desired subject, you are immediately linked to it. Other convenience features are included.  
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$96.00
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BC105
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Machinery's Handbook - Large Print Version
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Machinery's Handbook - Large Print Version
Description
Recently, the publisher (Industrial Press) realized that the small print of the Original Version of Machinery's Handbook was difficult or at least inconvenient to read, so they introduced the larger print edition, published in 7 x 10" size, but containing all the same information incorporated in the 5 x 7" version. 
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$115.00
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BC107
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Machinery's Handbook - Original Version
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Machinery's Handbook - Original Version
Description
Since its introduction in 1914, Machinery's Handbook has remained the most authoritative, single-volume, reference work available for metalworking and manufacturing. Now in its 29th edition, it has been thoroughly updated and is 100 pages larger, now containing 2800 pages. Every machinist should own one of these valuable references from Industrial Press. 
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$94.95
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BC106