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Kozo's Building the Shay
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Kozo's Building the Shay
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By Kozo Hiraoka

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Kozo's premiere geared locomotive contruction series in 3/4" scale with instructions for scaling up to 1" or 1.5". Metric to decimal inch and thread conversion charts are included, plus homemade enhancements. Kozo has developed a technique for relating the step-by-step instructions for duplicating his work, making it possible for amateur and experienced machinists all over the world to build beautiful operating miniature locomotives. Hardbound. 194 pages.

Best Value: Kozo Set - 5 Books

 
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$50.00
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Shop Made Tools 2013
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Shop Made Tools 2013
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If you have ever spent time with an experienced machinist you no doubt have had plenty of "Why didn't I think of that?" moments. Years of machining will result in an arsenal of tricks and tools, but why wait? With over 100 entries from a number of authors, Shop Made Tools 2013 is bound to have something your shop desperately needs, whatever your level of expertise!

Compiled from the very popular thread by the same name on The Home Shop Machinist and Machinist's Workshop Internet bulletin board, the book contains entries featuring items for the lathe and mill, work holding, and more.

Order your 64 pages of shop ideas today!

 
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$9.95
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Kozo's Building the Heisler
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Kozo's Building the Heisler
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By Kozo Hiraoka

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Kozo's second gorgeous, geared locomotive construction series in 3/4" scale may be scaled up to 1.5" for 7.25 or 7.5 gauges. Work in millimeters or inches. Fabricate your own pressure gauge and deadweight tester! Magnificient drawings and crisp photographs combine to make the construction of the Heisler a far easier and more satisfying task.

Hardbound. 248 pages.

Best Value: Kozo Set - 5 Books

 
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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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The Steam Engines of Ray HasBrouck
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The Steam Engines of Ray HasBrouck
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Features ten engine designs, ranging in size from a tiny 1/8" bore, air-powered engine, up to steam engines large enough to power a boat - something for everyone! With Ray's no-casting approach, the engine designs are both timeless and economical to build.

The 112 page, 8-1/2" x 11" book is wire bound, to better serve you in the place it's likely to spend most of its time, the workshop. Combining all ten of Ray's engines, including the seldom-seen No. 2, this book is a must-have for anyone contemplating a small engine project.

 
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$24.95
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Rudy's Working Steam Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
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Rudy's Working Steam Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

Description

Plans for six steam engines of industry. Build a walking beam engine, model marine engine, open column steam engine, model mill engine, enclosed crank steam engine and model horizontal steam engine.

Spiralbound. 104 pages.

Best Value: Rudy's 3 Plans Set

 
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$19.95
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 1
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 1
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Edited by William C. Fitt

Description

Book one offers complete drawings and building instructions for 12 engines, including the very popular quarter-size Rider-Ericsson Hot Air Pumping Engine and a V-4 Oscillating Cylinder Engine (and boiler).

Hardbound. 160 pages.

Best Value: Steam & Stirling Set - 4 Books

 
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$42.00
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 4 - The Micro Machinist's Legacy
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 4 - The Micro Machinist's Legacy
Author

By Rudy Kouhoupt

Description

To honor Rudy's vision for producing a series of single-project "chapbooks," the publishers have placed his final articles from The Home Shop Machinist's Micro Machinist column in a spiral-bound chapbook format.

Sprialbound. 80 pages.

Best Value: The Rudy Kouhoupt Shop Wisdom Set.

 
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$14.95
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Building the CliShay
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Building the CliShay
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By Robert Maynard

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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

 
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$17.95
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 3
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Steam & Stirling - Engines You Can Build - Book 3
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Book three encompasses years 1993 through 2002, and offers a greater variety of applications with the cherished tradition - the expectation - of challenge.

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 17 more -- and bonus sections that offer hobby-expanding related topics.

Hardbound 216 pages

Best Value: Steam & Stirling Set - 4 Books

 
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$45.00
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 2
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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt Volume 2
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

Description

Twenty-five more micro machining articles -- all excellent! -- plus an Engraving Pantograph, an Oscillating Clyinder Engine, an Air-cooled Hot Air Engine, and more. Lasting testament to Rudy's skill, ingenuity, and wisdom both as a metalworker and modeler. Contains invaluable tools and clever hobby projects, concisely described, beautifully photographed, and impeccably drawn.

Hardbound. 230 pages.

Best Value: The Rudy Kouhoupt Shop Wisdom Set.

 
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$42.00
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The Steam Donkey Engine - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
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The Steam Donkey Engine - PRICE RECENTLY REDUCED
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By William M. Harris

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Once offered for a limited time in a larger hardcover work, this popular 1880's logging engine project is available once again to builders of scale steam engines!

Softbound. 56 pages.

 
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$12.95
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Build the Snow -- A Tandem, Double-Acting Engine
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Build the Snow -- A Tandem, Double-Acting Engine
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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.

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

Description

Enjoy building a three-cylinder radial engine, a V-4 engine, or a Revolutionary War cannon.

Spiralbound. 96 pages.

Best Value: Rudy's 3 Plans Set

 
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$19.95
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Rudy's Model Steam Tractor
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Rudy's Model Steam Tractor
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

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Rudy's Model Steam Tractor will reprint, for what we believe to be the first time, Rudy's Case-style traction engine project that was originally published in Popular Mechanics magazine. The drawings in this book were hand drawn by Rudy himself, and have been only gently enhanced using a modern CAD program, allowing them to retain their original craftsman's touch.

Spiralbound. 80 pages.

 
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Rudy's Model Stirling Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
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Rudy's Model Stirling Engines - Plan Sets from the Past
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By Rudy Kouhoupt

Description

Build a Stirling-cycle hot air engine. Advance to a water-cooled horizontal or vertical Stirling.

Spiralbound. 84 pages.

Best Value: Rudy's 3 Plans Set

 
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$19.95
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