Issue: 19260601

Tuesday, June 1, 1926
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LIGGETT & MYERS TOHACCO CO.
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Tycos Temperature Instruments
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Tycos Temperature Instruments
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THE CHEMIST'S MAGIC
AN EDITORIAL
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MR. STEDMAN SMITH, of Audubon, N. J., asks for “the story of chemistry.” No easy assignment, that! The story of chemistry is like an endless chain—it starts anywhere and keeps on going forever. But I assume Mr. Smith has in mind something that will make folks gasp with astonishment when they read.
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FANSTEEL PRODUCTS COMPANY: Balkite Radio Power Units
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FANSTEEL PRODUCTS COMPANY
Balkite Radio Power Units
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Signposts TO A SUCCESSFUL CAREER
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EVERY road has its signposts to guide the traveler. So, too, there are "Signposts to Success” pointing the routes others have followed to bigger pay and a brighter future. In this issue of POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY there are over a hundred of these signposts—MONEYMAKING OPPORTUNITIES that you can't afford to overlook.
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RADIO CORPORATION OF AMERICA
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RADIO CORPORATION OF AMERICA
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Do YOU Want the BEST Too?
“What is the best—" is the Question the Institute is Most Often Asked
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"THE BEST" is what most POPULAR SCIENCE readers are looking for, if we judge from the letters received here at the Institute. We are asked over and over again to recommend the best radio receiving set, the best loudspeaker, the best battery eliminator, and so on.
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All-American Radio Corp.
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POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY
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THE WORLD’S GREATEST ENIGMA
Marvelous Machines and Fearless Men in Stampede to Unlock Age-Old Mysteries from Grip of Polar Ice
The Birthplace of Fierce Atlantic Hurricanes
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EDGAR C. WHEELER
AT THIS moment, while the first warmth of summer sun melts the chill from our half of the earth, there is in progress in the icelocked fastnesses of the Arctic the most stupendous rush for wealth, adventure, and new discovery of modern times.
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What’s Wrong in This Picture? $1,000 CASH PRIZES
See If You Can’t Win One of These Cash Awards
The Rules of the Contest—Follow Them Carefully
Another Contest in July
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AMONG the thousands of letters that have come from readers who have entered one or more of our monthly $1.000 Picture Contests, one of unusual interest arrived the other day. It was from a suburbanite, and it said: "Dear Contest Editor: “Here is my entry, such as it is.
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As Our Traffic Gets Worse
Two-Level Sidewalks and Motor Ways Proposed by a Distinguished Architect
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ON THIS page is pictured an ingenious solution of the traffic problem of our congested big cities. The drawings, adapted from sketches by Alfred C. Bossom, a distinguished architect of New York City, were made with the needs of the great metropolis in mind, but the ideas are applicable to any city.
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His Reaper Feeds the World
The Dramatic Story of a Boy Inventor Who Triumphed Where His Father Failed
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ROBERT E. MARTIN
IT WAS a harvest time holiday in a fertile backwoods valley of Virginia in the year 1832. Over winding dirt roads farmers from miles around, with their wives, children and slaves, rolled into the village of Lexington where, on this day, was to be staged an interesting event.
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LIGHT—First Aid to the Movies
If Your Eyes Are Blue and Your Hair Blond, Stay Away from the Studio, Says Director
An Artist of Light and Shade
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D. W. GRIFFITH
MOTION PICTURE making is an art in which light is the first aid. All of us are sensitive to light, and the effects of color, which is one manifestation of light, are felt especially. In clothing, some colors depress us, others lighten our spirits; some colors are restful, others tiring or exciting.
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A Tug of War with the Bottom of the Sea
How They Plan to Lift the Sunken Submarine S-51—The Most Daring Salvage Job in History
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L. U. REAVIS
AS THIS is written, the Navy Department is planning one of the most daring and ingenious salvage operations in maritime history—the tremendous task of raising the submarine S-51, rammed and sunk about fifteen miles off Block Island, on the New England coast, in a collision with the steamship City of Rome on a dark night last September.
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What Your Hand Tells a Palmist
You'll Enjoy Reading Your Own Fortune If You Don't Take It Too Seriously—What the Different Lines Mean
Is Palmistry Really a Science?
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WILLIAM J. WHITE
LISTENING in on the radio one morning recently, I accidentally tuned-in a certain station. “Palmistry,” a woman speaker was saying, “is an exact science— one of the oldest in the world.” I listened rather idly at first, but when the lecture was over my curiosity had been so excited that I made a resolve to delve more deeply into the subject, to learn, if possible, whether palmistry actually has a scientificbasis, as that radio speaker claimed.
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A Foe Man Has Yet to Conquer
How Scientists War against the Wily Rats, a Constant Menace to Health and Property—Strange Ways in Which They Outwit Us
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PETER VISCHER
MAN, proud and arrogant, has long looked upon himself as a great huntsman. Wild beasts have been his prey from the days when he had no weapon other than a sling. He has been invariably fearless of animals, and has even made sport of their killing.
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Charles Hoff, the One-Man Track Team
The Remarkable Story of a Sickly Boy Who Became the Greatest All-Around Athlete
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ARTHUR GRAHAME
CHARLES HOFF, possibly Norway’s most versatile genius, probably the world's greatest allaround athlete, and certainly the premier pole vaulter of the universe, is a sport ambassador sent by the youth of Europe to the youth of America to help build up that unofficial league of nations which sport lovers the world over are forming, and into which the United States may enter whole-heartedly and without reservations.
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It Controls Speeders
Magnetic Device Automatically Reduces Speed to Safe Limits at Grade Crossings
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A NOVEL and fascinating idea came to Charles Adler of Baltimore, Md., one evening as he sat by his laboratory window and watched the twinkling lights of the commuters’ trains flashing by in the railroad yards far below. He contrasted their orderly, methodical operation with the helter-skelter rush of the home-going automobiles on the road that crossed the railroad tracks at the end of the yard.
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It’s a Wise Man Who Knows A Real Antique
How skilled workers give new furniture signs of age and wear— They even raise worms to bore holes in new wood—Signs you should look for when you buy—Confessions of a “distresser”
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G. B. SEYBOLD
MY JOB is faking antiques. It's part of the game of giving the public what it wants. In all Europe there aren't enough castles, palaces or ancient houses to hold the antiques that have reached this country in the last ten years. As for American colonials—if all the pieces in the United States at present were genuine, the early American houses would have been crammed to the doors with chairs, tables and chests of drawers.
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Your Next Home May Be Steel
Anyone Who Can Use Wrench, Plumb Line and Square Can Erect New Type of Small House
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JOHN E. LODGE
NOT long ago John D. Cole, a farmer living near the town of Mulliken, Mich., decided he needed a new barn. He wanted one that would last a lifetime, one that would be fireproof, lightningproof and weatherproof—in short, one he wouldn't have to worry about for the rest of his life.
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Naval Wonders in the Next War
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Amazing New Developments In Science of Sea Fighting
G. K. SPENCER
CHURNING the waters of the Pacific, under the clear skies of early summer, floats a magnificent group of gigantic electrical machines, embodying the last word in the most intricate science known to man. They are the ships of Uncle Sam's Battle Fleet— America’s “first line of defense” engaged in annual practice maneuvers.
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Joys of a Pup's Life
What Well-Dressed Dogs Wear
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A RECENTLY published story of a New York woman who spends $4,000 a year on her pet dog disclosed an amazing number of accessories used to keep pampered pets well dressed. Spats, watches, overshoes and fur coats adorn fashionable animals. And some even have their hair dressed in the beauty parlor.
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My Most Tempting Puzzles Can YOU Solve Them?
Can You Help the Puzzled Milkman?
A Florida Land Puzzle
The Poultryman’s Route
Matching Wits with Matches
How Did Grandma Gut the Pie?
This One Can’t Be Done
What Is Maggie’s Age?
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SAM LOYD
AN EXPLANATION of the fascination that recreational puzzles possess for so many of us is found in that dominant characteristic of the human animal—curiosity. Human nature is ever inquisitive, and flares with interest when confronted by a mystery.
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A Masterpiece of Tinycraft
The Wonderful Fairy Palace an Irish Knight Built
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CLAIR PRICE
IN A beech woods near Dublin, Ireland, a toddling baby girl saw a shadowy creature whisk down the trunk of an old tree and disappear into its gnarled roots. She told her artist-father, who sat at his easel near by, that she had seen one of the fairies.
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What an Architect Does for You
Why It Pays to Have Your Home Patterned to Measure—How to Read Building Plans
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JOHN R. McMAHON
HAL and Grace felt quite awed as Ernest Milton, elderly and distinguished architect, led them into the sanctum of his inner office. "I guess we ought not to take up your time, Mr. Milton,” began the young man apologetically. “You do a lot of big work, and Grace and I are just figuring on a little house—how to get the plans for it, and—”
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American Isolates a New Element —Other Notable Discoveries
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Scientific knowledge is developing and broadening every day. New discoveries are crowding out older ideas. The man who would be well-informed of this progress must keep constantly in touch with what is happening in the world of science.
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American Finds New Element
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THE honor of the first discovery in the United States of an element, one of the ninety-two fundamental substances that make up everything on earth, falls to Professor B. S. Hopkins of the University of Illinois, who has named it illinium after his state.
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Predicts World Food Shortage
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THE world is facing a food shortage. In the next century it may be acute unless new sources and more efficient methods of production and preservation are found soon. Such is the warning of Dr. Samuel C. Prescott, head of the biology department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Will Get Power from the Sea
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THE world’s industrial power of the future may be drawn from the heat of warm sea water. Already some German scientists think they have found a way to utilize this latent energy, according to a cablegram received recently by the American Chemical Society.
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New Source of Artificial Silk
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ARTIFICIAL silk from sea shells and the claws, feelers and heads of wasps, beetles, locusts and grasshoppers! It sounds incredible. But two German scientists, Dr. R. O. Herzog and Dr. G. Kunike, of Berlin, claim they have made it. Sea shells, wasps, beetles, locusts, and grasshoppers, they explain, contain a substance called chitin, which can be turned into a gelatine mass, and worked into a thin film, or forced through tiny holes to make threads.
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Asthma Cured by Russian
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THERE is good news for asthma sufferers in reports of numerous cures by Dr. R. Gassul, of the State Institute of Roentgenology and Radiology, Leningrad, Russia. Asthma, according to Dr. Gassul, is caused by convulsions in the lobules of our breathing tubes which come in contact with the blood.
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Athletics Do Not Hasten Death
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ATHLETIC sports don’t lessen a man’s chances of living long any more than study does. That is what statistics of the class of 1875 of Princeton University indicate. Of the twenty members who were on football, baseball, track, and gym teams or crews, ten are still living, each more than 70 years old.
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An Easy Way to Get Thin
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A NEW way to get thin, discovered by Dr. G. Leven, of the Therapeutic Society of Paris, will interest stout people who dread the approach of summer. It involves no medicine or strenuous exercise. In fact, the treatment may be taken in bed. All that is necessary, besides following an easy non-fattening diet, is to inhale very little air and to breathe out hard.
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Secret Messages Promised
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THE problem of secret communication for military work in war time that has so far baffled our leading engineers, may be finally solved by two remarkable recent American inventions. The first, developed by D. C. Stockbarger, instructor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, consists of modulating light waves as radio engineers modulate the carrier waves in ordinary broadcasting.
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Seeks Live Animals for Zoo
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A NEW American expedition sent out by the Smithsonian Institution, of Washington, D. C., with the financial aid of Walter P. Chrysler, the automobile manufacturer, has just gone to British East Africa to obtain live wild animals for the National Zoo.
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Now the Trackwalker Rides
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NOWADAY’S almost everyone rides, so why not the trackwalker? This new one-man car for railroad track inspectors is the first of its kind. Although light enough so that one person can lift it on and off the track, it is strong enough to carry five men at a time. The car is driven by a motorcycle engine and can be started from a standstill. It travels at a rate of about four miles an hour, thus permitting the inspector to examine the tracks carefully as he rides.
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Experimental Highway Has Non-Skid Treads
“Poker Pipe” Attachment Keeps the Bowl Upright
High and Low Powered Men
Pincer Wire Tap Does the Work of a Wall Plug
Hearing the Muscles Creak
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A NON-SKID automobile road to take the place of non-skid tires is the latest idea to be tried out in an English town where motor traffic is unusually heavy. There an experimental road has been paved with wood blocks which have projecting rubber insets made in designs similar to the treads on some rubber tires.
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Old-Time Fire Engine Fights Walnut Pest
You Can Iron Your Neckties over the Teakettle
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AN ANTIQUATED horse-drawn fire engine, unused for thirty years, was hauled from the discard in Santa Barbara, Calif., not long ago, to aid in fighting the codling moth, the worst enemy of walnut growers. Instead of water, the engine sprays steam on the trays in which the walnut crop is dried.
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Here’s a New Kink for the Permanent Wave
A New Idea for Stropping Safety Razor Blades
Sliding Fastener Now Used on Baseball Mitts
No Rest for the Potato
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TO TAKE guesswork out of permanent waving, a machine has been invented to test hair. Hair curls naturally because it is porous and absorbs moisture in the atmosphere. The permanent waving process alters the structure of straight hair so that it, too, will absorb moisture easily and curl.
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A Springless Suspension for Motor Cars
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FOR a long time automobile designers have been working to improve spring suspension, trying especially to get rid of wearing parts. Walter Lawson Adams, of New Haven, Conn., now claims to have solved the problem by eliminating springs altogether and substituting disks of rubber, in a unique invention of his.
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The Curious Side of Things
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How Ship Bottoms Are Kept Clean
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IN THE west coast dry docks, notably San Francisco and Los Angeles, a rapid system for handling gigantic trans-Pacific liners has been developed, enabling a ship to be completely washed, painted and back in service in less than twenty-four hours.
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Motorized Buoy Tows the Drowning to Safety
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A NEW motor-driven life buoy, designed to enable a rescuer to reach a drowning person quickly, was recently tested at Redondo Beach, Calif. It is four feet long, and looks like a small motor boat. On the stern is a bar to which one or more persons may cling.
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A Sea Mystery Solved
With Strange Models, a Young Scientist Shows Just How Fish Swim
Locomotives with 45-Foot Stacks
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ONE day about three years ago a mechanical engineer strolled into the Aquarium in New York City, and, finding C. M. Breder, a research associate. asked, “How do fish swim?” He was building a boat, he explained, and thought he might be able to apply some of the mechanics used by speedy fishes if he knew what they were.
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Odd Items from the Aviation World
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Miniature Engine Is Operated by Radio
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THE miniature engine and car at the left, which the English schoolboys were gazing at so intently that they paid no attention to the camera which snapped them, is operated by radio, and runs swiftly on a track around the table. It was designed by Major Phillips, an English radio expert, who is holding in his hand the boxlike transmitting apparatus that controls the tiny train.
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New System for Better Glaze
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A SYSTEM of measuring the rate of expansion of the glaze on pottery and enameled ware that will enable manufacturers to produce a glaze that will not crack, has been developed by the experts of the U. S. Bureau of Standards. All glazed ware consists of a body of clay or metal which is covered with a thin glassy composition entirely different from the base. The two materials expand at different rates when heated and cooled during their manufacture. This strain on the glaze, which is only one twohundredth of an inch thick, reduces its resistance and makes it brittle.
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A Novel Cylinder Reamer
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THE illustration below shows a new type of automobile cylinder reamer in which an unusual amount of flexibility of the blades is possible. While the reamer is stationary, the blades do not enter the cylinder wall, but rest firmly against it until the device is revolved.
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Device Makes Lettering Easy
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WITH the aid of the template illustrated above, it is said to be possible for anyone to do neat and even lettering like a professional letterer. The template consists of a transparent strip with a system of perforations along which the point of the pen is run to form the letters of the alphabet and numerals, which can all be made from one template.
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Typical American Home Amazes the French
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THE model American home in the American section of the International Exhibition of Household Appliances and Labor-saving Devices, in the Grand Palais, Paris, shown in the upper illustration, is drawing large numbers of interested and curious French visitors.
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An Aid to Cyclists at Night
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RIDING a bicycle at night is a dangerous thing in these days of heavy automobile traffic. Bicycle tail-lights generally are useless in the glare of the powerful automobile headlights. In England, where cycling is still very popular, experiments are being made to find some way for motorists to see cyclists at night. One method recently tried was painting the rear mudguards white, as the man in the picture above is doing.
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Offices on Casters Speed Up Business
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THE office at the right is one of a number of movable offices recently installed by a San Francisco automobile concern. These offices are mounted on casters and can be moved quickly to whatever part of the floor they are most needed. They can even be run onto the freight elevator and taken to another floor.
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Reveals Marks on Steel
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A SECRET process by which it is said to be possible to discern marks on steel which a criminal thinks he has obliterated has been developed from the study of a mutilated army pistol by metallurgists of the U. S. Bureau of Standards. The process is based on the fact that metals retain internal evidences of their past history.
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Complete Railroad System in Small Model
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THE wonderful miniature English railroad, which is shown in the illustration at the left, is said to be one of the most complete model systems ever constructed. It was erected for the entertainment of his grandsons by Sir Edward Nicholl, who for many years represented Falmouth, England, in Parliament.
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Resembles House Fire Escape
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PLATFORMS that can be stretched from the raised ladder to windows of each floor of a burning building are features of a new type of fire truck, shown above, invented by A. L. Sieber, of Brooklyn, N. Y. These will aid greatly, it is claimed, in the quick rescue of persons trapped in burning buildings.
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Making the COp's Life A Little Easier
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They Are Little But They Work
Six Unique Small Machines
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Locksmith Turns Bicycle into Workshop
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AN ENTERPRISING key maker of Chicago, Alex Zerley, has found a novel way of minimizing the running expenses of his business and of extending the territory from which his customers are drawn. Instead of renting a store and serving a limited neighborhood, Zerley has hit upon a better plan.
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A Vest Pocket Safety Razor
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THE tiny safety razor here illustrated has been devised for travelers, auto tourists and campers. It takes up little more room than a silver dollar, and three postage stamps easily cover the case in which it is carried. It uses the double-edge safety razor blade of a well-known make.
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How Much Do YOU Know About Science?
Here Are Correct Answers to Questions on Page 52
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NATURE as it reveals itself in the phenomena we witness every day is a never-ending source of wonder, and the thoughtful man is always seeking the reasons why they happen as they do. Science, fortunately, explains many of these natural marvels.
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A Three-in-One Shoe Polisher
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THERE is no longer any need to go hunting for the shoe brush, the dauber, or the polish, or to get your hands and the chair all dirty when you want to shine your shoes, if you use the new combination of brush, dauber and polish shown at the left, its inventor claims.
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Concrete Batching Bin Moved on Wheels
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ORDINARILY, when a bin for batching concrete is to be moved to a new location, it has to be taken apart. J. N. Heltzel, of Warren, O., thought this a waste of time, and recently worked out an idea to avoid it. He placed heavy steel wheels near the bottom of one side of the bin frame, and by tipping the batcher over on this side and chaining the top of the frame to a tractor or truck, the bulky machine is easily moved from place to place without being dismantled.
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Boy’s Clipper Ship Model Wins Sea Trip
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A LIKING for the sea and ships, and skill in using his hands and brains, have brought good fortune to David Mitchell, a twelve-year-old Caldwell, N. J., boy, shown at left with ship. For some years David has amused himself making models of famous ships,and recently entered one of these— a three-masted clipper, which he called the Anne Neilson — in a prize contest.
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Novel Screen Built Like Shade
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THIS new sliding screen is especially good for casement windows that open outward. The roller is mounted at the top of the window frame on the inside, and after the window is locked in the open position in the usual manner the screen is pulled down to cover the opening, just like a shade mounted on a roller.
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Family Sees America in Auto Bungalow
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“SEE America first,” traveling posters urge. That’s just what Mr. and Mrs. W. M. O’Donnell, of Detroit, Mich., wanted to do. They saved for years, and then built a bungalow on wheels, shown below, and started on their long tour. The unique house has its own electrical and water systems.
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A Vacuum Cleaner for Erasers
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DO YOU remember the times teacher kept you in after school and made you clean the erasers for punishment? Or perhaps you had an extremely clever teacher who handed out the job as a special privilege. In either event, you remember how the chalk dust choked you.
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KNOW YOUR CAR
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YOU are risking your life every time you drive at night with your headlights in poor condition. The law requires you to keep the headlights on your car in good working order, and that means that the reflectors must be clean and bright, the bulbs of the right candlepower, and the non-glare lenses adjusted so that they spread the beam uniformly across the road.
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Strange and Interesting Things People Are Doing
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Horse Races on Shipboard
Acetylene Torch for Firemen
A Gymnasium for Rainy Days
Wobble-Walk for Exercise
Triangle Acts As Third Hand
Fare Register Prevents Losses
Coupler Wins Government Prize
For Close-Ups and Long Shots
Novel Crane for Lifting Cars
A Cleaner with Dust Blower
A Substitute for Turbines
A Right-Angle Screw Driver
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AS A new deck sport, ocean liners recently have added horse racing with wooden horses and jockeys whose movements are controlled by throwing dice. The horse is moved forward on a track chalked on the deck as many squares as numbers on the dice.
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New Inventions for Busy Housewives
Combination Tea Wagon and Dining Table; and Other Novel Articles
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Hints for Radio Beginners What Radio Symbols Stand For
Their Knowledge Aids in Correct Wiring
A B C's of Radio
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IF YOU are a beginner in radio, you will find a knowledge of the symbols used in wiring diagrams a big help to you in wiring up the radio set you are building. Picture diagrams are good. They show you, in most eases, where the instruments should be located in building the set, but wiring a set just from a picture drawing will not be of much help to you in your study of the fundamental reasons as to why radio operates.
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How to Solder Radio Wiring Joints
Few Simple Rules Make Work Easy
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ALFRED P. LANE
YOU can solder every joint in wiring up a radio set and do just as good a job as a professional electrician. It's just a matter of learning how it should be done and then practicing a bit until you get the hang of it. Like every other mechanical operation, you cannot do a good job unless you have the proper tools and materials to work with.
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NEW Sidelights on Radio
Broadcast Novelties; Unusual Sets; Interesting People
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Take Your Radio Along
How Auto Tourists Can Get Good Results with Simple Equipment
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JOHN CARR
YOU will find it worth while to carry along some kind of a radio receiving outfit on that auto camping trip you are planning. Aside from the entertainment, you will also tune-in much useful information, such as timely weather reports—always of interest to the camper— and special lectures and talks on auto camping equipment.
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New Helps for the Auto Camper
Latest Type of Equipment Can Be Packed in Small Space
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66,134
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Before You Go Auto Camping
Gus Says Look to Your Tires, Spark Plugs, Crankcase, and Save Trouble
When You Go Camping—
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MARTIN BUNN
HELLO, Uncle Gus. What do you know about auto camping?” called Gus Wilson’s nephew, Henry, to the older man as he stepped inside and slammed the door of the Model Garage with a resounding crash. “What do you want to know for?” growled the veteran auto mechanic.
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S. C. Johnson & Son
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S. C. Johnson & Son
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Timely Aids for Car Owners
Seven Ingenious Ideas for Solving Common Problems
Ten Dollars for an Idea!
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TWO blocks of wood, some short pieces of chain, and a few eyebolts will supply you with material to build yourself a sure cure for getting stuck in mudholes. As shown in Fig. 1, the wood blocks are cut as large as possible and yet clear the mud guards, and then the eyebolts are fitted at each corner.
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HENRY DISSTON & SONS, INC.
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HENRY DISSTON & SONS, INC.
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STANLEY TOOLS
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STANLEY TOOLS
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The Home Workshop
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My Workshop Gave Me a House
I Made Most of the Furniture, Too, Though My Friends Had Laughed When My First Table Fell Apart within Three Weeks
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Arthur Wakeling
RUFUS E. DEERING
THREE years of spare time work as a Home Workshop enthusiast have given me a home and almost completely furnished it. When first the urge to make things set me to sawing and planing at my roughly improvised bench, I think I had some hazy idea of building my own homesometime—and, perhaps, of furnishing it.
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72,86
The Home Workshop
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How to Make Woodwork Look New
It's Merely a Matter of Knowing the Right Way of Applying Varnish and Enamel
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RALPH G. WARING
"HOW’D you like to go up to the house today, Dan, and try your hand at finishing some of the inside wood work— the trim?” “Fine,” said Dan. “Mother has had a carpenter at our house and I'll have to match some old and new work. To tell you the truth, I don't know exactly how to go about it.”
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73
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How to Wire an Electric Bracket Fixture
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GEORGE A. WILLOUGHBY
HOME workers find it necessary from time to time to wire an electric fixture or lamp. Perhaps a bracket will become loose or disconnected, or the fixture will “blow a fuse” because the wires in it have been twisted until they are broken and touch each other or the metal of the fixture.
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KRAEUTER PLIERS
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KRAEUTER PLIERS
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74,82,83,84,85
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A Ship Model Anyone Can Build
Materials for Simplified Spanish Galleon Cost $5
“Best of Its Kind”
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CAPTAIN E. ARMITAGE MCCANN
WE COME now to the pleasant work of embellishing the hull of our Spanish galleon ship model with its small fittings, and raising the billowing spread of gaily painted canvas. If by any chance you missed last month’s article, in which the construction of the hull was described, you can obtain a copy of the May issue from POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY’S circulation department or send for blueprints that give the necessary information (see page 93).
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Combining a Laundry Yard with a Grape Arbor
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C. L. MELLER
IN THE small yard, where space is at a premium and where it is especially essential that every effort be made to combine beauty and utility, the clothes posts can be put up to form an attractive grape arbor. The one illustrated was built of eight 4 by 4 in.
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THEO. AUDEL & CO.
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THEO. AUDEL & CO.
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Better Shop Methods
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Ways to Hurry Up That Milling Job
The Right Speeds and Feeds to Use—Figuring Them by Simple, Short-Cut Methods
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ALBERT A. DOWD
"I'VE been transferred to the milling department again, Mr. Grimes,” remarked Harvey one morning to the efficiency engineer, “and I’d like to come up to your house again for some more dope on feeds and speeds. There are several jobs coming along that I want to be sure to start right.”
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THE L. S. STARRETT CO.
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THE L. S. STARRETT CO.
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The Yale & Towne Mfg. Co.
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The Yale & Towne Mfg. Co.
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78,79,80
The Home Workshop
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Simple Pocketknife Carving
How to Make Attractive Panels for Furniture and Ornaments for Home Decoration
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MARIE CHILDS TODD
WE USUALLY fight shy of wood carving because we feel that it is too difficult and tedious. I shall tell you a story of a fifteen-year-old girl and of a boy a few years older who made some useful and beautiful articles in wood carving with little aid of tools besides their own sharp pocketknives.
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79
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Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co.
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Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co.
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Larus & Bro. Co.
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Larus & Bro. Co.
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81
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Remarkable Homemade Jewel Gasket Contains 1000 Pieces
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AMATEUR woodworkers who read the article on inlays, in the August, 1925, issue of POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY (page 98) and have experimented sufficiently to undertake a more or less elaborate project, will find that a jewel box or casket offers an especially good opportunity to practise inlaying.
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Discarded Safety Razor Blades Used for a Noodle Cutter
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F.N.C.
DISCARDED safety razor blades, after being scalded and cleaned, are mounted in a wooden holder to form the noodle cutter illustrated. Wood separators hold blades apart. The whole is fastened together by a bolt through the central hole, and two small pins are inserted as indicated to keep the blades in line with each other.
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THE PALMOLIVE COMPANY
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THE PALMOLIVE COMPANY
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"YANKEE" TOOLS
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"YANKEE" TOOLS
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NICHOLSON FILE CO.
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NICHOLSON FILE CO.
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TRIMONT MFG. CO.
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TRIMONT MFG. CO.
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GOODELL-PRATT COMPANY
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GOODELL-PRATT COMPANY
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Smooth-On Mfg.Co.
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Smooth-On Mfg.Co.
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The Home Workshop
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Neat Wall Cabinet for Medicines or Spices
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W. J. E.
BASSWOOD and clear white pine are excellent woods to use in constructing the wall cabinet illustrated, as they take an exceptionally smooth finish. While originally intended as an extra medicine case, the cabinet can be used for spices in the kitchen or for other purposes.
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COLGATE & CO.
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COLGATE & CO.
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The Peck, Stow & Wilcox Co.
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The Peck, Stow & Wilcox Co.
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The Home Workshop
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A Vermilion Coffee Table Is Simple Piece to Build
Bill of Materials for Russian Coffee Table
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HAROLD MOORE
MANY amateur woodworkers, I feel sure, would enjoy constructing a Russian coffee-table similar to the one illustrated. In making it, I copied a rare antique recently brought over from Russia. I had seen the original in an artist’s studio and been struck with its picturesque appearance.
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The Home Workshop
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Water Heater for Summer Use Costs Less Than $10
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WHEN the furnace is allowed to go out in the spring, I heat water by means of a homemade coil placed in a small, airtight, sheet iron stove. Newspapers, rubbish and scraps make up most of the fuel, so that it costs nothing to keep the water warm.
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The Home Workshop
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How to Send Coins Safely through the Mails
KENNETH B. MURRAY
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GOVERNMENT reports show that thousands of dollars sent through the mails are lost yearly. Usually the loss is due to carelessness in preparing currency to withstand the necessary handling, the passage through the canceling machines, and the rubbing and abrasion of transportation.
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Cutting Circles of Glass
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J. D. G.
WHEN a circular glass cutter is not available, the home worker can rig up a simple device for cutting a circle of glass with an ordinary steel glass cutter or a diamond. The cutter is wedged tightly into a notch in a stick of wood and clamped so that it will be over an improvised turntable made by pivoting a board on a nail.
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO.
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO.
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E. C. ATKINS & CO.
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E. C. ATKINS & CO.
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The Home Workshop
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Box for Carrying Tools from Job to Job
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KENNETH R. LA VOY
HANDY men who do a number of repair jobs inside and outside the house, as well as carpenters engaged in framing new buildings and similar work, find it desirable to have a box for carrying around the necessary tools. The one illustrated answers this purpose better than most, yet it is of the simplest construction.
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The Home Workshop
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Making Use of Old Auto Seats
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H. T. BRUNDAGE
TO MAKE a comfortable settee I mounted two discarded back seats from a seven-passenger ear on the edges of two oak boards about 5 in. wide. As the upholstery is of the finest quality, the settee is most comfortable. Auto seats from discarded cars cost little and can be used in various ways.
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MILLERS FALLS COMPANY
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MILLERS FALLS COMPANY
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The Home Workshop
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I Add a Tilting Saw Table to My Home Machine Shop
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OWEN LOVEJOY
SIMPLE and inexpensive as it is, this removable tilting table makes a small circular saw practical for much of the work of the home mechanic, both ripping and crosscutting. It can be lifted off when not in use, so as to leave the bench available for other kinds of work—a factor of importance in the small shop where working space is at a premium.
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The Home Workshop
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Utilizing a Tool Grinder in Unusual Ways
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S. J. CRAWLEY
MANY ways of utilizing an old tool grinder will suggest themselves to those who have one but who do not possess a lathe. The writer has found it extremely useful when painting small wheels for toys, especially the tires. These wheels are made from spools, which will fit over the spindle of the grinder.
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The Home Workshop
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Blueprints Show How to Build Ship Models Successfully
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IF YOU missed the first part of Captain E. Armitage McCann's remarkable article on building a Spanish galleon in the May issue, you still can construct a replica of this beautiful ship without difficulty. Read the second part of the article, beginning on page 74 of this month's issue, and send for the two blueprints marked 46 and 47 on the list below.
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The Home Workshop
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Complete List of Blueprints
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ANY ONE of the blueprints listed below can be obtained from POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY for 25 cents. The Editor will be glad to answer any specific questions relative to tools, material, or equipment. Blueprint Service Dept. Popular Science Monthly 250 Fourth Avenue, New York GENTLEMEN:
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93
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AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY
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AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY
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How to Give Painted Furniture a Novel Parchment Finish
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LAWRENCE B. ROBBINS
BY MEANS of what is called a "parchment” finish, any home worker can produce novel, artistic and beautiful effects on painted furniture and other enameled surfaces. The process is simple and inexpensive and can be accomplished successfully even by the beginner.
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The Home Workshop
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Spark Guard for Fireplace Made Like Window Screen
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C.L.M.
ON CHILLY spring days, when logs are set blazing in the fireplace, the sparks may be confined effectually with the screen illustrated above—one of the safest and easiest made. A frame of angle iron is made to fit the opening of the fireplace and covered with strong wire cloth.
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The Home Workshop
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Pie Plates and Bicycle Hub Form Toy Water Turbine
Tricks in Using Sandpaper
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WHILE many boys try to build a small water motor with varying degrees of success, few realize how easily a really workable little turbine can be put together. An old bicycle hub will provide a good ball bearing for the rotary member. To make the rotor, numerous evenly spaced cuts are made around the circumference of a thick circular dish.
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The Shipshape Home
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Patching Broken Cement Work
How to Make Lasting Repairs to Concrete Walls and Walks
Ladder for House Repairs
How to Keep Paintbrushes
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DALE R. VAN HORN
YOU do not need to be a skilled workman to use cement in making repairs about the house and garden. There are only a few things required to insure a satisfactory job. These are: Get a good grade of cement. Be sure the aggregate, that is, the sand and gravel, or the sand, gravel and crushed rock or cinders, is clean and free from organic matter or clay.
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THE CROSLEY RADIO CORP.
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THE CROSLEY RADIO CORP.
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The Parks Ball Bearing Machine Co.
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SEAVER-WILLIAMS CO.
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ARKOGRAF PEN CO.
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ARKOGRAF PEN CO.
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Better Shop Methods
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Faucet Used for Hardening the Ends of Pins
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ARTHUR KENDALL
IT FREQUENTLY happens that pins and short, flat pieces have to he hardended at both ends while the center is left soft. Small shops with meager equipment do not find this job easy. If one end is hardened at a time, there is risk of softening the first end while heating the second, yet if both ends are heated at once, one end will lose its heat while the other is being quenched.
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Small Turntable for Heating Dies with Acetylene Torch
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H. MOORE
WHEN an acetylene torch is used, as is often the case in small shops, for heating certain dies and small tools that are to be hardened, the handling of the work can be made much easier if it is placed on a pivoted stand. Then the torch can be held stationary and the work revolved in front of it.
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Wrenches Are Long Enough
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W. F. SHAPHORST
SEVERAL times I have seen recommended the “kink"’ of making a wrench longer by slipping a gas pipe over it. That is a simple procedure, but does it pay to make a wrench longer in order to put nuts on tighter? Wrenches for small nuts are invariably short; for the medium nuts, medium in length; and for large nuts they are long.
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Quickly Made Drawer Stop
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C. W. JOHNSON
WIRE ⅛ in. in diameter is used to make the drawer stop illustrated. The point A drops through the bottom of the drawer and prevents it from being pulled entirely out unless the end B is depressed. When this device is used, there is no longer any danger of accidentally spilling the contents of the drawer on the floor.
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Valve for Experimental Work
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IN EXPERIMENTAL and model work, a valve or stop often is needed in a small pipe line of copper or brass tubing. One can be made quickly and easily as shown below. A hole of suitable size is drilled through the tubing and is reamed with a taper reamer.
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SHIPMAN-WARD MFG. CO.
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CHICAGO SOLDER COMPANY
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LOUIS BOSSERT & SONS, Inc.
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CHAS. FRESHMAN CO., Inc.
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C.G.Conn.Ltd
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Old Bill Says—
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THE cautious man looks both ways when crossing a street; go him one better and look four ways at your drawing of blueprints. Many draftsmen could improve their work and add to their knowledge by getting better acquainted with the shop men. More cooperation is needed between the shop and the drafting room.
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A Rotating Tool Holder for the Slotter
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FRANK N. COAKLEY
FOR machining a radius that could not be finished in the usual way, either on the slotter or boring mill, the tool illustrated was developed to do the job on the slotter. The two bearings A and B are castings accurately bored to fit the bar C and provided with tongues to match the slotter head, to which they are held by studs.
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Cutting Off Metal Strips Quickly in a Shaper
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H.L.W.
WHEN a punch press is not available. the method illustrated below may be used for cutting off strips of steel, brass, copper, aluminum or other material in a shaper economically and quickly. Two parallels are used. One has a longitudinal recess planed in it to correspond with the width and thickness of the metal.
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JOHNSON SMITH & CO.
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JOHNSON SMITH & CO.
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S-C MERCHANDISING COMPANY
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S-C MERCHANDISING COMPANY
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Ideal Aeroplane & Supply Co.
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Ideal Aeroplane & Supply Co.
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How to Make a Lap Quickly for an Odd-Sized Hole
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O. S. MARSHALL
IN INSTANCES where an exceptionally close fit is required in connection with a sleeve and a sliding member and where there must be exact parallelism of hole and mating part, the hole may be brought to any desired degree of perfection by lapping it first and subsequently fitting the cylindrical member to it.
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Handy Shop Floor Truck
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HAND trucks of the conventional type used in many machine shops are sometimes more of a nuisance than a utility. Much of the light trucking about the shop can be done with a smaller truck that can be tucked away conveniently in a corner or other out-of-the-way place when not in use.
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Special Cutter Severs Light Tubing without Distortion
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G. A. LUERS
WHEEL type cutters, although very useful on standard pipe, are apt to be unsatisfactory on thin brass or steel tubing, as the tube tends to collapse under the pressure. One shop having much light tubing to cut made the device illustrated, which severs the tube with a thin parting tool.
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Universal Vise Used in Dressing an Angular Grinding Wheel
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C. K.
WHEN a form tool or a gage is to be ground at an angle, it is a simple matter to dress a grinding wheel to the required angle by using a diamond set in the loose jaw of a toolmaker's universal vise. Either the vernier adjustment on the vise or a sine bar can he used to set the vise, which should be directly under center of wheel.
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COYNE ELECTRICAL SCHOOL
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COYNE ELECTRICAL SCHOOL
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AMERICAN SCHOOL
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AMERICAN SCHOOL
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CHICAGO ENGINEERING WORKS
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RHODES MFG. CO.
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RHODES MFG. CO.
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Opportunities For Readers in Quick Action Advertising
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BROWN MACHINERY CO.
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BROWN MACHINERY CO.
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U. S. SCHOOL OF MUSIC
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McGraw-Hill Book Co.
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McGraw-Hill Book Co.
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Hutchins Pants Co.
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Hutchins Pants Co.
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VICTOR J. EVANS & CO.
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VICTOR J. EVANS & CO.
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Clarence A. O’Brien
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Clarence A. O’Brien
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AMERICAN SCHOOL OF AVIATION
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Solutions to Last Month’s Sam Loyd Puzzles
Three Houses and Three Wells
The Clock Puzzle
The Magic Square
The Age of Ann
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This diagram illustrates how the three householders laid their pipes to give each connection with all three wells. The ingenious fellow at the left-hand side solved the difficulty by laying one of his pipes under his neighbor's house. Rather a cheeky proceeding, but still warranted by the conditions of the problem, which, as you will recall, stated merely that no pipes should cross.
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THEO. AUDEL & CO.
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THEO. AUDEL & CO.
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Plapao Co.
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Plapao Co.
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MADISON SHIRT M'FRS
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WELDON MFG. CO.
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WELDON MFG. CO.
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THE W. L. EVANS SCHOOL OF CARTOONING
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THE W. L. EVANS SCHOOL OF CARTOONING
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In This Issue
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J. A. STRANSKY MANUFACTURING COMPANY
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J. A. STRANSKY MANUFACTURING COMPANY
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The Home Workshop
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You Can Make This Spanish Galleon
A Superbly Decorative Ship Model Simplified for Beginners— The Design Is Genuinely Authentic and Can Be Copied at Small Cost
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CAPTAIN E. ARMITAGE McCANN
WITH stately tread El Senor Caballero Juan Flores de Sidonia walks the high poop of his greatship or galleon, the Nuestra Senora Afortunado, one of the finest of His Most Catholic Majesty’s Armada from Spain and other Mediterranean ports.
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The Home Workshop
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You Can Be Your Own Decorator
How to Apply the Popular Mottled or "Tiffany" ”Finish on Painted Walls—The Secret of Blending the Colors
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BERTON ELLIOT
"IT LOOKS like tapestry."— "Wonderful!"—"I never had any idea painted walls could look like that." These were some of the remarks made by our neighbors when we redecorated our downstairs rooms, a few years ago, in the now very popular “Tiffany” finish—a paint stippling treatment.
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