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FoR 12mm Parting Tool Combo
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FoR 12mm Parting Tool Combo
Description

FoR (Front or Rear) Inverted Parting Toolholder includes a fine, high-strength Crobalt parting tool. Operates with blade held upside down. Use in front or rear tool post. Model specifically set for tool posts on 12mm Diamond Toolholder.

  • Inverted blade design significantly reduces chance of jam-up and blade breakage
  • Minimal side overhang and no front overhang help maximize rigidity
  • Cutting takes place on underside. Swarf tends to fall out of groove rather than pile up on top of cutting edge
  • Lack of swarf on top of blade means coolant is free to get right in to cutting edge
  • Horizontal mounting of blade further reduces chance of blade pulling itself into cut and is especially advantageous when turning brass and bronze.
  • Simple to resharpen--only front face has to be ground.

Features/Tips

If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

 
Price
$160.00
Availability
Backordered
Order Code
BC234PKG
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FoR 16mm Parting Tool Combo
Title
FoR 16mm Parting Tool Combo
Description

FoR (Front or Rear) Inverted Parting Toolholder includes a fine, high-strength Crobalt parting tool. Operates with blade held upside down. Use in front or rear tool post. Model specifically set for tool posts on 16mm Diamond Toolholder.

  • Inverted blade design significantly reduces chance of jam-up and blade breakage
  • Minimal side overhang and no front overhang help maximize rigidity
  • Cutting takes place on underside. Swarf tends to fall out of groove rather than pile up on top of cutting edge
  • Lack of swarf on top of blade means coolant is free to get right in to cutting edge
  • Horizontal mounting of blade further reduces chance of blade pulling itself into cut and is especially advantageous when turning brass and bronze.
  • Simple to resharpen--only front face has to be ground.

Features/Tips

If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

 
Price
$160.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
BC272PKG
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FoR 20mm Parting Tool Combo
Title
FoR 20mm Parting Tool Combo
Description

FoR (Front or Rear) Inverted Parting Toolholder includes a fine, high-strength Crobalt parting tool. Operates with blade held upside down. Use in front or rear tool post. Model specifically set for tool posts on 20mm Diamond Toolholder.

  • Inverted blade design significantly reduces chance of jam-up and blade breakage
  • Minimal side overhang and no front overhang help maximize rigidity
  • Cutting takes place on underside. Swarf tends to fall out of groove rather than pile up on top of cutting edge
  • Lack of swarf on top of blade means coolant is free to get right in to cutting edge
  • Horizontal mounting of blade further reduces chance of blade pulling itself into cut and is especially advantageous when turning brass and bronze.
  • Simple to resharpen--only front face has to be ground.

Features/Tips

If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

 
Price
$160.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
BC285PKG
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FoR 8mm Parting Tool Combo
Title
FoR 8mm Parting Tool Combo
Description

FoR (Front or Rear) Inverted Parting Toolholder includes a fine, high-strength Crobalt parting tool. Operates with blade held upside down. Use in front or rear tool post. Model specifically set for tool posts on 8mm Diamond Toolholder.

  • Inverted blade design significantly reduces chance of jam-up and blade breakage
  • Minimal side overhang and no front overhang help maximize rigidity
  • Cutting takes place on underside. Swarf tends to fall out of groove rather than pile up on top of cutting edge
  • Lack of swarf on top of blade means coolant is free to get right in to cutting edge
  • Horizontal mounting of blade further reduces chance of blade pulling itself into cut and is especially advantageous when turning brass and bronze.
  • Simple to resharpen--only front face has to be ground.

Features/Tips

If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

 
Price
$150.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
BC236PKG
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FoR 9.5mm Parting Tool Combo
Title
FoR 9.5mm Parting Tool Combo
Description

FoR (Front or Rear) Inverted Parting Toolholder includes a fine, high-strength Crobalt parting tool. Operates with blade held upside down. Use in front or rear tool post. Model specifically set for tool posts on 9.5mm Diamond Toolholder.

  • Inverted blade design significantly reduces chance of jam-up and blade breakage
  • Minimal side overhang and no front overhang help maximize rigidity
  • Cutting takes place on underside. Swarf tends to fall out of groove rather than pile up on top of cutting edge
  • Lack of swarf on top of blade means coolant is free to get right in to cutting edge
  • Horizontal mounting of blade further reduces chance of blade pulling itself into cut and is especially advantageous when turning brass and bronze.
  • Simple to resharpen--only front face has to be ground.

Features/Tips

If backordered, shipping may take 2 to 3 weeks.

 
Price
$150.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
BC235PKG
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Projects Book Set - Book 4-11
Title
Projects Book Set - Book 4-11
Description

Over 350 shop projects in all, averaging 20 techniques, 14 lathe accessories, and 11 shop tools and improvements per volume, plus several plans for drill press and milling machine accessories. Foundry work appears in volume Four, a Plastic Injection Molding Machine in volume Five, convert your mill or mill/drill to CNC in volume Seven. Take all eight and save!

 
Price
$325.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
PROJ11_PKG
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Rudy's Book Set
Title
Rudy's Book Set
Description

Buy the set of three and save! 284 pages of Rudy's plan sets from the past. Please refer to individual book ad for specific projects in each book.

Rudy's Fun With Engines and Other Things - Plans Sets from the Past

Rudy's Model Stirlings Engines - Plan Sets from the Past

Rudy's Working Steam Engines - Plan Sets from the Past

 
Price
$52.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
RUDY3_PKG
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Steam & Stirling Set
Title
Steam & Stirling Set
Description

Get all four Steam & Stirling books at a discounted price! Flex your metalworking skills on such engine projects as a no-casting 1.5 x 1.5V steam engine, a walking-beam Stirling-cycle mill engine, an epicyclic steam engine, and seventeen more -- and enjoy two bonus sections that offer hobby-expanding related topics.

Please refer to the individual book ad for number of pages and further details; all are hardbound.

Book 1, Book 2, Book 3, Book 4

 
Price
$155.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
SS_PKG
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Advanced Aspects of Milling Machine Operation DVD
Title
Advanced Aspects of Milling Machine Operation DVD
Description

by Rudy Kouhoupt

On this machining DVD, Rudy shows you the methods by which your mill can be highly accurate in every function. He also describes techniques that will expand the usefulness of your mill and improve your level of skill dramatically. Various accessories are discussed and demonstrated. A printed outline accompanies the DVD. 2 hours.

Watch a brief clip from the DVD.

 
Price
$44.95
Availability
Backordered
Order Code
BC71
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Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe
Title
Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe
Description

If you are thinking about cleaning up and using that old South Bend Lathe that you inherited from your grandfather (the one that has been sitting in your garage for the last 20 years), this collection of maintenance tips will help you get that beautiful piece of iron back into service. "Basic Maintenance for the Vintage South Bend Lathe" is a starting "how-to" guide for keeping all vintage South Bend Lathes in good working order. The information is applicable to all models ranging from the 9" workshop series to the industrial versions which went from a 10" swing all the way up to 16". The manual will help educate new machine operators and enthusiasts on the correct procedures to set up, clean, lubricate, and adjust all of the critical features of the lathe. The manual is 70 pages, fully illustrated with many B&W photographs and diagrams plus step-by-step instructions on the proper methods for keeping the machine in good working order.

Softbound. 70 pages.

 
Price
$16.95
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
BMVSBL
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Build an EDM - Electrical Discharge Machining - Removing Metal by Spark Erosion
Title
Build an EDM - Electrical Discharge Machining - Removing Metal by Spark Erosion
Author

By Robert P. Langlois

Description

Remove metal by spark erosion through electrical discharge machining. Descriptive hand-penned drawings put the author at your elbow. Electrical Discharge Machining -- Removing Metal by Spark Erosion, first published as a series in The Home Shop Machinist. Fun to make, fascinating to use -- perfect results!

Softbound. 56 pages.

 
Price
$18.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
EDM
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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.

 
Price
$24.95
Availability
In Stock
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OFTF
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Build the Snow -- A Tandem, Double-Acting Engine
Title
Build the Snow -- A Tandem, Double-Acting Engine
Author

By Doug Kelley

Description

Doug Kelley's very popular Snow natural gas pumping engine, as an internal combustion engine construction series, first appeared in The Home Shop Machinist magazine. An ample supply of back issues in which the project appeared soon sold out -- encouraging reprint in a booklet format. The resulting 44-page plus cover saddle stitch volume includes 13 pages of photos that showcase full-size Snow engines housed in museum settings around the U.S. -- some that run and some that are being restored with the intent to run.

 
Price
$14.95
Availability
In Stock
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SNOW
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Building a Single-shot, Falling-Block RIFLE ACTION
Title
Building a Single-shot, Falling-Block RIFLE ACTION
Author

By Walter R. Mueller

Description

Originally published as a series in The Home Shop Machinist magazine, this very popular gunsmithing project for firearms enthusiasts is now presented complete in soft-cover format for workbench ease.

Softbound. 44 pages..

 
Price
$17.00
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
RA
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Building the CliShay
Title
Building the CliShay
Author

By Robert Maynard

Description

Our clever little CliShay locomotive is beautiful - both mythical and historical - designed to be a blend of the very early, very real Shay and Climax locomotives.

Building the CliShay will get both your heart and hobby started.

Spiralbound, 112 pages

 
Price
$17.95
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
CLISHAY
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Falk No. 01 Locomotive - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
Title
Falk No. 01 Locomotive - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
Author

By William M. Harris

Description

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.

 
Price
$12.95
Availability
In Stock
Order Code
FALK