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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

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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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

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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
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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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M6
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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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Build a Muller - Sand Machinery Vol. 1
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Build a Muller - Sand Machinery Vol. 1
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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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Generators and Inverters
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Generators and Inverters
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By Stephen Chastain

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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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Machine Shop Know-How
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Machine Shop Know-How
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By Frank Marlow, PE

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If you've ever wished you could take all of the knowledge of a master machinist and pour it directly into your brain, here's your chance. Packed with useful and practical ideas you won't find anywhere else, Machine Shop Know-How proves that there are no secrets in the machine shop, just information that is rarely documented - until now. With its focus on manually controlled machine tools, Machine Shop Know-How moves beyond the basics to offer the problem-solving insights, imaginative short cuts, and clever tips and tricks of the trade that normally take years of hands-on shop experience to learn

528 pages. Softbound.

 
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$44.95
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MSKH
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Machinery's Handbook - CD-Rom
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Machinery's Handbook - CD-Rom
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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
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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
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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
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Marvelous Magnetic Machines
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Marvelous Magnetic Machines
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You're standing in front of an old card table in a driveway at a garage sale. On that table is a one-quart aluminum saucepan, a votive candle holder, pieces of some office machinery and a wooden awards plaque. What do you see here? If you did not answer "a six-cylinder radial electromagnetic attraction motor," then you need this book!

H.P. Friedrichs (author of The Voice of the Crystal and Instruments of Amplification) returns this time to explore the principles behind the operation and construction of five simple, yet impressive, model electric motors

Hardcover, 160 pages, 177 photos and illustrations.

 
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$29.95
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MMM