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Wednesday, September 1, 1926
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PLUMB: Hammers
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Western Electric
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Western Electric
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GUILTY, AS CHARGED
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EVEN my wife admits I am a competent and cautious motorist. Yet despite every effort to comply with the traffic law, I have been convicted of violating it. It happened on what I took to be a country road. No other car was in sight; no crossroad and no house within a quarter of a mile.
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FANSTEEL PRODUCTS COMPANY, INC.
The New Balkite Charger
FANSTEEL PRODUCTS COMPANY, INC.
Balkite Trickle Charger
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Short Cuts to Success
True stories of how readers of Popular Science Monthly have used advertisements in the Money Making Opportunities Department to shorten their road to success
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DESPITE the loss of an arm in France and no knowledge of the held he decided to enter, G. M. Beckett has achieved a distinguished success in advertising. Mr. Beckett found his short cut to success through an International Correspondence School’s course in advertising.
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CHAS. FRESHMAN CO., Inc.
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CHAS. FRESHMAN CO., Inc.
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INGENIOUS DEVICES Guesswork in Radio Testing
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IT IS one thing to take a product and “try it out”; it is another to accurately test it. To do the latter requires a quantity of not only expensive apparatus, but also the construction of ingenious devices that will definitely measure the efficiency of a product.
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ALL-AMERICAN RADIO CORPORATION
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ALL-AMERICAN RADIO CORPORATION
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A. H. Grebe & Co., Inc.
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A. H. Grebe & Co., Inc.
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RIGHT OR WRONG— The COP Always WINS
You can’t be an autoist and avoid breaking laws, thanks to chaotic traffic rules that make czars of village constables—How to protect yourself
They’re Stacked Against You
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Edgar C. Wheeler
A FEW weeks ago a mechanical engineer of national reputation was touring through Ohio when, on the open road approaching a small village, a motorcycle policeman darted from a clump of bushes, roared up from behind, and arrested him for speeding.
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SANCTIFIED MAGIC
How fakirs walk upon knives, transmit thought, pierce themselves with daggers and are buried alive, to prove secrets of control over flesh that amaze doctors
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G. B. SEYBOLD
A MAN’S rigid body is suspended in the air between two scythelike swords. The cutting edge of one supports his feet and that of the other pillows his neck. Yet with his entire weight on them, these ugly knives do not cut him. Two men place upon the abdomen of the bared body a three-foot slab of stone.
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On Top in the April Contest
Meet Some of the Other Leading Contestants
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What’s Wrong in This Picture?
The Newlyweds Are with Us Again in a Fascinating Game
Look for Your Name Next Month
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"WE COUNT John and Mary Newlywed among our best friends,” a reader of POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY wrote recently. “My wife and I have just started housekeeping and already we have saved ourselves many a laughable mistake by figuring out the errors of this young couple.
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If People Yawn When You Talk
It May Be the Sincerest Compliment They Could Pay—Some Startling Facts about That Perverse but Glorious Impulse
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CHARLES J. McGUIRK
A BRAND-NEW baby yawns. Lying there, a tiny mite in a roaring world, he is seized with an impulse. Anxious watchers see his face screw into a knot and the lids of his tight-closed eyes draw even tighter together. He sucks in a breath that you can hear.
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Bridging a Celestial Abyss
Distances That Stagger Human Imagination
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IN A far-off island universe, pictured above, the light of a new star has just been discovered by the German astronomer, Max Wolf. So far distant is this star that its light, traveling 186,000 miles a second, has taken ten million years to reach us!
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What Oil Burner Shall I Buy?
An impartial expert answers a question thousands are asking—What you may expect from the various types of burners—Factors that should determine your choice
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P. E. FANSLER
“WHAT is the best oil burner?” People have asked me this question more frequently, perhaps, than any other. Scores of letters are received daily by the Popular Science Institute of Standards asking: “What burner shall I buy? Tell me what is the best burner!”
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A Coal Gas Diet for Plants
How Furnace Fumes Are Used to Produce Gardening Miracles
Wonders of Plant Cultivation Recorded by Movies
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ERNEST BADE
IF SOMEONE should tell you that you might run a pipe from your chimney to the back yard garden and use the coal gas from your furnace to fertilize vegetables and flowers, you probably would laugh at the idea. Yet virtually that same thing is being done today in remarkable experiments conducted in at least two plant laboratories near New York.
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Curious Things People Invent
Strange Devices Exhumed from the Archives of the Patent Office
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EDWIN
KETCHUM
MORE than thirty years ago a young man, starting on his summer vacation, strolled to the railroad station with a heavy suitcase in each hand. On the way he encountered many of his young women acquaintances and being a stickler for the niceties he saluted each one as a polite gentleman should—by tipping his hat.
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Will It Be a Boy or a Girl?
Strange Tests with Animals and Plants May Result in a Method of Predicting Sex of Unborn Babies
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PETER VISCHER
THE riddle of sex determination, with which the Sphinx of Life has challenged men and women since time immemorial, soon may be solved by science. Extraordinary progress has already been made and research now under way in many lands forecasts a solution of the problem.
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The First Great SALESMAN of Science
Benjamin Franklin, Whose Genius Turned a Whole World's Attention to a Strange New Field—His Romantic and Epoch-Making Life
Jottings from Franklin’s Sketch Book
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ARCHIBALD DOUGLAS TURNBULL
TO EVERY American, Benjamin Franklin must mean something. Maybe to you the mention of his name calls up a picture of a rather portly old gentleman, ducking down behind an almanac and popping up to pelt the passer-by with such maxims as “Early to bed, early to rise.”
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The Army’s Greatest Athlete
How John Roosma Excelled at Baseball, Football, Soccer, Track and Basketball and Won West Point's Coveted Honor
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ARTHUR GRAHAME
"EVERY student an athlete.” That is one ideal toward which most of our colleges are striving, now that the health-building, character-forming and brain-quickening values of competitive athletics are acknowledged by nearly all of them. What the civilian colleges are still striving toward, however, is no longer the distant ideal—it is the accomplished achievement—of the United States Military Academy at West Point.
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Some People Build Queer Homes!
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BIG ONES!
A Page of True Whoppers
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Men Who Fight SHARKS to Wrest Strange Wealth from the Ocean’s Floor
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FRANK PARKER STOCKBRIDGE
"SHARKS!" Young Nick Anagnos, dangling his lead-shod feet over the gunwale of the Cleanthi, raised the danger cry just as two of his shipmates were about to place the big brass helmet on his head. A school of the sharks, thirty or forty of the big white man-eaters that infest the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, had appeared suddenly from nowhere.
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Try These New Brain Tests
Are You a Quick Thinker?
They'll Tax Your Wits and Measure Your Mental Agility
Have You Sharp Eyes?
Are You Resourceful?
Could You Map This Salesman's Route?
Some Look, But See Little
If Your Forte Is Figures —
Do You Shy at a Column of Digits?
Count the 4-Dot Rows
The Salesman’s Route
The Match Stick Puzzle
How Many Triangles?
The Square Addition
The Column of Figures
Invents “Ultra-Microscope”
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SAM LOYD, the world’s greatest puzzle expert, presents on this page six unusual tests with which you may measure your powers. In their mental tests, psychologists often use blocks, triangles, numbers and squares which they ask you to juggle about.
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Ten Ways to Roof Your House
The Good and Bad Points in Various Coverings, from Wood to Copper—Estimating Costs
New Goggles Fit Over Glasses
10,000 Bottles Plot Tides
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JOHN R. MCMAHON
"You MEAN to say that house isn’t built yet?” I demanded of the young couple who had consulted me quite a while before on the desirable materials for a small home. “I’ll tell you what stopped us before we started,” said Ellen. “The roof.” “The roof?”
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Inventors Whose Odd Devices You Never See
No Job, However Strange, Stumps Uncle Sam's Mechanics
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G. H. DACY
NO OTHER group of mechanics in the world, probably, is brought face to face with such a variety of perplexing tasks as the 139 men in the mechanical shops of the U. S. Department of Agriculture at Washington. Not only is a high quality of technical skill required of these men, but each of them must be an inventor; for virtually every day will come a call for the shop to produce some mechanical appliance that never before has been made.
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Insect Wives Don’t Coddle Lazy HUSBANDS—THEY KILL THEM
Amazing Tales about the World at Our Doors Where the Female Rules with Ruthless Efficiency
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ROBERT E. MARTIN
THE other day a man told me of one of the most cold-blooded massacres imaginable, even among the wildest savages. It happened in a hive of bees —one of those marvelous apartment houses designed by master craftsmen of the insect world. It was summer.
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Latest Marvels of Science and Mechanics
Dyed Trees Amaze Woodmen— Color Filters to Dim Auto Lights—Other Novelties
Physicians Trace Rheumatic Ills to One Small Bone
He Colors Trees to Order
To Foretell Earthquakes?
New Instrument Robs Higher Mathematics of Terrors
It’s Phosphorus Keeps Us Alive
Blue and Orange Auto Lights May Dim Headlight Glare
Helium As a Cure for “Bends”
Science Approves the Pie
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RHEUMATISM long has been regarded as a more or less harmless, though often painful, affliction. Today, however, medical men who have made a special study of the disease are convinced that what is commonly classed as “only rheumatism” may actually be any one of a number of serious nervous disorders.
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He Put Uncle Sam in the AIR
How Foulois, Our Army's First Birdman, Nursed a One-Man Flying Force to a Powerful Arm of Defense
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GEORGE LEE DOWD, JR.
ONLY sixteen years ago, incredible though it seems, Uncle Sam’s whole fighting force in the air consisted of just one patched-up flying machine—in which the chances of breaking your neck were about fifty-fifty—and a lone pilot who didn’t know how to fly it.
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Boys Build Sturdy Models Out Old Tin Cans
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CRUSOE on his island found that, if he lacked any material he thought he needed for building, he could use something else. High school boys in Kalaheo, on their island in Hawaii, making the same discovery, are putting tin cans to work in studying engineering.
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“An Abandoned Shack Gave Us the Home of Our Dreams”
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EARLY one Fourth of July Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Leinen set off a huge firecracker in a suburban yard near New York City. Two years later to the day, in the same spot, they set off another to celebrate the completion of a homemade house in that yard.
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Eleven Power Machines Launder Your Collar
Shaping Fold Is Fast Important Step—Amazing New Equipment
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COUNTING one man to a family and allowing him a clean collar a day, 22,698,744 collars are laundered every day in the United States. It takes 7400 power laundries—aside from home washing—to keep the American man’s neck covering clean. Responsibility for this important branch of laundering is laid on Hannah Montague, who lived in Troy, New York, a century ago.
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Strange New Vehicles Amaze Pedestrians in Berlin
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ROWING a “land skiff” on city streets is the latest diversion in Berlin, the city of strange vehicles. This ingenious machine, pictured below and called a “rudomobil,” gives the rider all the motions of rowing. With his feet braced on flat pedals, he pulls alternately on the oars and whizzes through the streets.
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Airplane-Auto Folds Up to Fit in Garage
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A SERIOUS competitor for space in the family garage has just been built at Farmingdale, N. Y. It is an airplane with wings that fold, enabling it to be driven along the highways like an automobile. The machine is a cabin monoplane, designed by Sherman M. Fairchild, inventor of the aerial camera used by the United States Army and Navy and many foreign governments.
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Tailless Air Flivver Feels Its Own Way
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STRIKING innovations in design have been incorporated in a remarkable flivver airplane developed in England by Captain G. T. R. Hill, and tested recently. The most startling feature of the new plane is that it is tailless. Also, the wings, ordinarily straight, sweep back on each side of its abbreviated body in a V-shape.
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Chemist Invents Machine for Cheaper Ozone
Full Size Comb That Folds Up
Concrete Today Is Strongest
Taking a Light from the “Cabby”
Skyscrapers Defy 88-Mile Gale
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OZONE, a powerful oxidizing agent valuable in industry, produced in quantities and at low cost is a recent achievement of Michael DeKeyser, a chemist of Portland, Oregon. He has invented a machine that makes ozone by passing dry, clean, cold air between dielectrics and electrodes.
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Ten-Year Clock Runs on Own Electric Energy
Iron Casting for Huge Turbine
Jazz Gets a Timekeeper
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A CLOCK that runs without winding for ten years! That is the kind of timepiece most of us would like to own. Marcel Moulin, a French physicist, and Maurice Favre-Bulle, a well-known clockmaker, are the joint inventors of the clock for which this claim is made.
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Household Water Softener Runs Itself
Seesawing Alone Is Fun, Too!
Drives Nails in Bad Places
Fresh Bread in Two Hours
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TO SOFTEN water right in the home, in cities having a hard water supply, an automatic water softener embodying several new features has been developed. It is installed in the basement and connects with the city water pipes. One tank contains an earth known as natural greensand zeolite, which softens the water as it flows through.
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Motor Crane Built for Small Jobs
How Much Do YOU Know About Science?
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BUILT along the lines of a giraffe but with the power of a young elephant, the small motor-driven crane at the right was a center of interest at a fair at Leipzig, Germany. Electric motors operated by storage batteries supply all the driving power to move the crane about and to lift all weights.
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Novel Automobile Body Folds Up
Metal Tennis Racket Press Cannot Warp
Why You Need So Much Gas
Now—Penny-in-the-Slot Milk
Young Aviators, Attention!
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MADE entirely of metal, this new press for tennis rackets can be adjusted to any thickness of frame, and is tightened from the center. The racket, while in the press, may be slipped in any ordinary racket cover, the maker says. IF AUTOMOBILES could use the full energy capacity of gasoline, a small car could go 450 miles on a gallon, says Charles F. Kettering, president of the General Motors Research Corporation.
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Gasoline Giant Pulls 1,770,000 Pounds
Know Your Car
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DESIGNED for switching railroad cars and handling heavy industrial and construction cars, the eighteen-ton gasoline locomotive below on a level track has the tremendous pulling capacity of 1,770,000 pounds. All four wheels are drivers.
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Oddities Caught by the Camera
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Now They Plane Wood Electrically
A Toothbrush without Bristles
Make Your Own Coil Springs
Lift-Out Gas Burner Stops Clogging of Heaters
A City Covered with Steel
Storage Battery Runs Crane
A Sight-Seeing Bus with End Seats for All
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JUST as the handsaw and other shop tools have been adapted for motor operation, so now inventive genius has electrified the wood plane, too. England has just introduced such a motor-driven hand plane, in which the ordinary fixed steel plane is replaced by a rotary steel cutter.
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Saving the Camp Fire Cook’s Hands
Movies in a Phonograph Cabinet
Our Fuel Wealth in Lignite
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IN PLACE of a pointed stick cut from a nearby tree— the usual makeshift for broiling steak on a camping trip—an inventor offers a broiler especially designed for camp fire cooking. Its long handle, measuring twenty-four inches, keeps the cook’s hands a safe distance from the coals, as shown.
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New Vise Speeds Up Pipe Bending
A Rotor for Muscle Shoals
Railroad Gate Halts Autoists at School Crossing
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CONDUIT one half inch and three quarters of an inch may be cut, threaded and bent without removing it from the vise, using the new pipe bender vise illustrated at the left. As a vise it will take conduit up to two inches. The bender will make offsets, saddles, goosenecks and other difficult bends, it is said, quickly and accurately.
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Cushioned Comfort in an Electric Light Bath
Rolling One's Way to Health
Noiseless Auto Gears Here?
It Kills Weeds with Gasoline
Cylindrical Homes Roomy
Sawdust Salvaged for Fuel
Diseases Your Plants Fight
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IN TAKING an “electric light bath” in the new type of cabinet illustrated at the.right, the patient lies down comfortably while receiving the treatment. A semicylinder resting on a cushioned table and lined with highly polished German silver distributes evenly the light rays from twelve highpower tungsten lamps in the interior of the case.
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Motor Dining Car Serves Hungry Thousands
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A MOTOR Pullman dining car which travels over the country, offering diners all the luxuries of eating on a train, is a new and aristocratic version of the popular lunch wagon. While the patrons sit comfortably in mahogany chairs, at tables boasting shaded lamps and even little incense burners, they can listen to dance music over the radio.
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Sand Scraper Smooths Golf Green
Darner Works Like Loom
“Movies” from Picture Cards
Start Highest Aerial Tramway
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KEEPING sand greens smooth presents difficulties to golfers who, of necessity, must use sand instead of grass greens. Scrapers left near the greens get in the way and, moreover, have a habit of getting lost, strayed and stolen. Judson R. Brady, an oil operator of Arkansas City, Kansas, deciding that to “carry your own” was the best plan, has invented the portable scraper illustrated.
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Odd Office Building Unites Old and New
To Time Your Telephoning
New Gas to Drive Zeppelin
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WHILE large industrial organizations occasionally give their employees artistic surroundings and recreational advantages, it is unusual to find this true of small concerns. A private office building erected recently in Detroit, Michigan, for George Harrison Phelps, Inc., an advertising agency with slightly more than a hundred persons, is therefore a new departure.
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Ways to Shorten Household Tasks
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What Rheostats Do for Your Tubes
Helps for Radio Beginners
Binding Post Connections and Troublesome Wires
Those Dangling Wires
How to Form Loops
Crystal Set Range Limited
You Can Use Storage Batteries
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MANY radio beginners wonder why it is necessary to use special rheostats to control the current through the vacuum tubes in their radio receivers. No such rheostats are needed on the electric light bulbs in your house, and the reason for the rheostat on the vacuum tube is not apparent until you begin to study the current supply available for radio use.
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A Fascinating New Radio Trick
How You Can Blend the Tones of Two or More Loudspeakers, with Surprising Results
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JOHN CARR
HERE is an easily built radio accessory that will enable you to make some interesting new experiments with loudspeakers. And it certainly will improve the quality of your radio reproduction unless you already own a loudspeaker that gives uniform volume on musical notes throughout the audible scale.
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RADIO Personality-
Have You Got It? These Men Found They Had It, and Became Famous
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COULD you fill the job of radio announcer at a broadcasting station? Besides possessing a “radio” voice, you would need an amazing combination of other qualifications. You would have to be a musician so you could step into the gap yourself with a song or instrumental solo when the scheduled artist failed to appear, for even a minute’s delay will cause thousands of fans to reach for the dials and tune-in some other station.
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Getting the Station You Want
How to Increase Selectivity and Your Chances of
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ALFRED P. LANE
SELECTIVITY as applied to radio sets is purely a relative term. It is all a matter of the conditions under which the set is working. So the problem of increasing the selectivity of your radio receiver may have one solution if you are using a certain length of antenna in one locality, or a totally different solution if you live somewhere else.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0056.xml
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What Poor Oil Does to a Car
How a Few Pennies Saved May Mean Dollars Wasted on Repairs
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MARTIN BUNN
“PHEW! That fellow must be burning soft coal instead of gasoline! ”whispered Joe Clark to his partner, GusWilson, as the latter walked out of the Model Garage in response to frantic blasts from a motor horn at the curb. The car which had stopped there was emitting dense blue-black smoke in such tremendous volume that the two garage men were nearly suffocated as it drifted into the garage.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0057.xml
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S. C. JOHNSON & SON
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S. C. JOHNSON & SON
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article
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64
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Useful Ideas for the Autoist
A Gong Device to Save You at the Gasoline Station—Simple Tail-Light Cushion—Other Kinks
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IT IS certainly annoying to drive up in front of a gasoline pump and then have to blow your horn again and again until someone comes out to fill your tank. If you have had this trouble, why not suggest a remedy to the owner of your gasoline station?
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0059.xml
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The Upson Company: UPSON BOARD
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The Upson Company
UPSON BOARD
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0060.xml
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Advertisement: STANLEY TOOLS
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STANLEY TOOLS
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0061.xml
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67,96,97
The Home Workshop
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Adventures in Toolcraft
An Expert Tells How He Built Miniature Railways and Merry-Go-Rounds, and Reveals His Tricks for Simplifying Construction
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EDWARD THATCHER
AS LONG as I can remember I have had some sort of a shop and real tools to work with. These shops have helped me in many ways and have led to many interesting adventures in the realm of craft work. Christmas time, when I was seven years old, I shall never forget running down to the Christmas tree in the very early morning.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0062.xml
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68,103,104
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The Magic of Brush Lacquering
How You Can Use the Quick-Drying New Finishes for Beautifying Floors, Furniture and Woodwork
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RALPH G.WARING
“GOOD morning, Dan. How did your mother like the brushing lacquer work you did for her?” “Fine, Mr. Waring. She was so pleased with the quickness with which the lacquer dried and its fine appearance—how it stands washing and everything—that she wants me to do a lot more refinishing about the house.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0063.xml
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THE KURZ-KASCH COMPANY
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THE KURZ-KASCH COMPANY
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0064.xml
article
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70,94,95
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A Real “Rise-and-Fly” Model
Here's a Durable Little Plane That Gets Off the Ground Under Its Own Power
Bread Knife Made From Saw
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J. DANNER BUNCH
YOU probably have flown model airplanes—most men and boys have— and, therefore, can answer this question: Which do you prefer to see, a tractor model in flight or a “pusher”? Most model enthusiasts will say “tractor” at once, mainly because it is more nearly similar in construction to a full sized airplane.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0065.xml
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71
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Advertisements
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THE STERLING MFG. COMPANY
Inspectors
THE STERLING MFG. COMPANY
Care-Takers
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0066.xml
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72,73
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LACQUER
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0067.xml
article
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74,125,126
Better Shop Methods
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Squaring Your Squares
How to Test Them Accurately— The Astonishing Futility of Many Common “Proofs"
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HENRY SIMON
IS YOUR try-square square? When is it square? How do you know it is, and how can you prove it? The mechanic who was asked these questions opened a drawer and took out two shiny squares. “See those? Well, I’ll show you!” And he performed six tests (Fig. 1, Nos. 1 to 6), using for the last two a steel plate with ground and polished surface and edges.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0068.xml
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75
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THE L. S. STARRETT CO.: Starrett Tools
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THE L. S. STARRETT CO.
Starrett Tools
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0069.xml
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76
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Dubilier CONDENSER AND RADIO CORPORATION
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Dubilier CONDENSER AND RADIO CORPORATION
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0070.xml
article
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76
The Home Workshop
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Practical Pointers on the Use of Auger Bits
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EMANUEL E. ERICSON
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0071.xml
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77
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Advertisements
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KODEL
SILITE TRICKLE CHARGER
KODEL
SILITE HOMCHARGER
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0072.xml
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78
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E. C. ATKINS & CO.
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E. C. ATKINS & CO.
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0073.xml
article
78
78,80,81
The Home Workshop
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You Can Build a Rotor Yacht
Hints on Using Flettner's Marvelous Ideas in a Miniature Boat
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ERNEST WELLECK
JUDGING from the interest that so many readers of the Home Workshop family have taken in the building of ship models, it is reasonable to assume that they will be doubly interested in building on a small scale a working model of a rotor ship, Anton Flettner’s sensational invention.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0074.xml
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79
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THE KODEL RADIO CORPORATION
KODEL “A” TRANSIFIER Model 10
THE KODEL RADIO CORPORATION
KODEL “B” TRANSIFIER Model 6l
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0075.xml
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80
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Clemson Bros., Inc.: STAR HACK SAW BLADES
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Clemson Bros., Inc.
STAR HACK SAW BLADES
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0076.xml
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80A
80A
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R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company: Camel
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R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Camel
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0077.xml
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80B
80B
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NATIONAL CARBON CO., INC.: EVEREADY Radio Batteries
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NATIONAL CARBON CO., INC.
EVEREADY Radio Batteries
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0078.xml
article
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81
The Home Workshop
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Ornamental Weather Vanes for the Camp Cabin
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WEATHER vanes for the camp may be cut from ½- or ⅝-in. cedar, cypress or pine boards and mounted on brass rods. The designs below can be enlarged easily by means of the squares to any size. The originals were 2 ft. long.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0079.xml
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GOODELL-PRATT
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GOODELL-PRATT
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0080.xml
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0081.xml
article
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82
The Home Workshop
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He’s a Wise Old Walnut Bird
And All He's Made of Are Two Nuts and Some Scraps—A Novel Dinner Party Favor
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F. CLARKE HUGHES
THIS wise old bird may be made quickly and easily from three half-sections of English walnut shells and some other small accessories. First make the body by gluing two half-shells together with a piece of thin wood or cardboard between them.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0082.xml
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The Home Workshop
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Can You Think of a Good Name for These Novelties?
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MR. HUGHES’ walnut bird has many relatives. They are all made of odds and ends—nuts, pine cones, beads, matches, toothpicks and bits of wood, glass, tin foil, and the like. These curious little novelties, which are lots of fun to make and exceedingly amusing to look at, will be described in a series of short articles.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0083.xml
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The Home Workshop
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A High Window Shelf for Flowerpots
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ROMPING children are so apt to upset flowerpots when placed on ordinary window ledges, window shelves or plant stands, that it is worth while to make high flower shelves of the type illustrated. They keep the plants out of harm’s way and at the same time give a novel and distinctive window treatment.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0084.xml
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0085.xml
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Advertisement: YANKEE TOOLS
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YANKEE TOOLS
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0086.xml
article
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The Home Workshop
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How to Take Advantage of the Vogue for Shutters
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WITH many houses, the addition of window shutters goes a long way toward lifting the design from mediocrity to distinction. The present vogue includes a wide variety of shutters ranging from roughly dressed slabs to the more elaborate Venetian blind type.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0087.xml
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0088.xml
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The DAVID MAYDOLE HAMMER CO.
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The DAVID MAYDOLE HAMMER CO.
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0089.xml
article
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The Home Workshop
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A Sundial for Your Garden
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ERNEST BADE
SUNDIALS are among the most favored of garden ornaments. They are always interesting and picturesque, yet basically their construction is simple. How accurate they are in telling the time depends upon the pains taken in making and setting the dial.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0090.xml
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0091.xml
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Jefferson Electric Mfg, Co.
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Jefferson Electric Mfg, Co.
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0092.xml
article
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88
The Home Workshop
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How to Build Neat Corner Bookcase
Dining Room Server Made from an Old Reed Organ
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S. J. CRAWLEY
THE construction of this corner bookcase is so simple that no one should have difficulty in making a similar one. Oak, if stained dark, is an excellent wood to use as it shows off the bright colors of the bindings to advantage. The shelves fit in dados (grooves) cut in the end pieces, but ½ in. is left uncut at the front so that the dado will not show.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0093.xml
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Bremer Tully
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Bremer Tully
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0094.xml
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MILLERS FALLS COMPANY: MILLERS FALLS TOOLS
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MILLERS FALLS COMPANY
MILLERS FALLS TOOLS
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0095.xml
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90,92
The Home Workshop
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How to Keep Your Knife Keen
Four Tests for Sharpness— Grinding, Honing—Hints on Selecting Pocketknives
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CHELSEA FRASER
I WONDER if you will take out your pocketknife, open the most used blade, and hold it vertically before you as you see me doing above. Your back should be toward a strong light. Scan the edge carefully from tip to base. Is it one long, bluish, indistinct line, so thin that it seems more imaginary than real?
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0096.xml
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POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0097.xml
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The Folmer Graflex Corporation: Graflex, Series C
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The Folmer Graflex Corporation
Graflex, Series C
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0098.xml
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CHICAGO SOLDER COMPANY
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CHICAGO SOLDER COMPANY
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0099.xml
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WOLLENSAK OPTICAL COMPANY
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WOLLENSAK OPTICAL COMPANY
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0100.xml
article
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93
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Home Workshop Chemistry
Simple Formulas that Will Save Time and Money
Gelatin
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GELATIN, like carpenter’s glue, is obtained from bones and skins. The purest gelatin may be obtained from the grocery store; a harder type is employed for photography and may be purchased in stores handling photographic supplies. An absolutely colorless liquid glue may be prepared when required for special purposes by covering gelatin with cold (not warm or hot) water and permitting it to swell for a few hours.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0101.xml
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BROWN & SHARPE MFG. CO.
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BROWN & SHARPE MFG. CO.
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0102.xml
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Smooth-On Mfg. Co.: SMOOTH-ON
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Smooth-On Mfg. Co.
SMOOTH-ON
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0103.xml
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95
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NICHOLSON FILE CO.
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NICHOLSON FILE CO.
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0104.xml
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96
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The Veeder Mfg. Co.
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The Veeder Mfg. Co.
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0105.xml
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97
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THE PALMOLIVE COMPANY
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THE PALMOLIVE COMPANY
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0106.xml
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98
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LYON & HEALY
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LYON & HEALY
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0107.xml
article
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98,99
The Home Workshop
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Dressing Up an Old Fireplace
How to Replace Dilapidated Brickwork and Lay an Ornamental Hearth of Tiles
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E. E. SCOTT
MUCH has been said and written about a fireplace being the center of the home. Few modern small houses are built without one, but in the case of dwellings built on a speculative basis, the fireplace is frequently made of common or second quality brick of poor appearance.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0108.xml
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99
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REMINGTON TYPEWRITER COMPANY: TYPEWRITERS
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REMINGTON TYPEWRITER COMPANY
TYPEWRITERS
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0109.xml
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100
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ARTHUR H. LYNCH, Inc.
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ARTHUR H. LYNCH, Inc.
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0110.xml
article
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100
The Home Workshop
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Artistic Wooden Mail Boxes
How to Construct a Ring-Toss Game of Novel Design
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W. W. WHITE
CHEAP tin letter boxes have little to recommend them. They are almost as out of place on a house as an old cigar box; the sheet metal soon becomes rusty and is also apt to cut the hands. Letter carriers, furthermore, do not like the usual type of box that has a lid, which is awkward to raise when one hand is occupied with a package of letters.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0111.xml
article
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101,102
The Home Workshop
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Dump Truck Saves Money for the Grain Farmer
Marking Gage for Small Work
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J. R. KOONTZ
HARDLY one out of ten of the trucks owned and operated by farmers is made so that the grain box can be dumped. The load must be scooped off—a long and back-breaking job. Yet a dumping-box can be made at small cost to fit any truck frame. The chief reason the grain farmer makes a heavy investment in a motortruck is so that he can haul the grain quickly to market when the price is right.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0112.xml
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THE POMPEIAN CO.
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THE POMPEIAN CO.
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0113.xml
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0114.xml
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NEW SCIENCE INSTITUTE
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NEW SCIENCE INSTITUTE
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0115.xml
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103
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO.
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO.
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0116.xml
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104
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0117.xml
article
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The Home Workshop
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You, Too, Will Find It Easy to Build Models
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THIS beautifully finished pirate galley was built by E. K. Brubaker, of Berlin, Pa., with the aid of Home Workshop Blueprints Nos. 44 and 45. It is one of many photographs sent in by readers who have made the POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY models.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0118.xml
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0119.xml
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0120.xml
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106
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The Parks Ball Bearing Machine Co.
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The Parks Ball Bearing Machine Co.
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0121.xml
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0122.xml
article
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106,107,108,109
The Shipshape Home
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Paint Makes a Kitchen Cheerful
How you can transform it into one of the brightest and pleasantest rooms in the house
Iron Post for Clothesline
Holder for Teakettle
Puttying Windows
Wind Cap for Plumbing Vent
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BERTON ELLIOT
"WE WANT to get some expert painting advice,” said Mrs. Andrews, confidingly, as she and Mr. Andrews, neighbors of ours, seated themselves in comfortable chairs on our front porch. “Well, what are you thinking of doing now?” I asked. “It’s the kitchen.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0123.xml
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0124.xml
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POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0125.xml
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Standard Laboratories, Inc.
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Standard Laboratories, Inc.
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0126.xml
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SOUTH BEND LATHE WORKS
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SOUTH BEND LATHE WORKS
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0127.xml
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C. A.SHALER CO.
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C. A.SHALER CO.
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0128.xml
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POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0129.xml
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SARGENT & CO.
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SARGENT & CO.
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0130.xml
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H. GERSTNER & SONS
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H. GERSTNER & SONS
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W. B. & J. E. Boice
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W. B. & J. E. Boice
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The Home Workshop
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Few Tools Needed to Make Distinctive Candlesticks
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RUFUS E. DEERING
DECORATIVE candlesticks, either for gift purposes or for your own home, can be made with little difficulty from soft sheet iron with a few common household tools. The distinguishing characteristic of the design illustrated is that the candlestick either may be used as a table ornament or hung on the wall.
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The Home Workshop
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It’s Easy to Magnetize a Piece of Steel
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IN ORDER to make a steel magnet, various methods may be employed. If a magnet is already at hand, the piece of steel to be magnetized need only be rubbed with it. This is the mechanical way. Place the steel flat and, beginning in the center, rub the magnet on the steel toward one end, as illustrated.
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Carter Radio Co.
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Carter Radio Co.
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THE GEROLD COMPANY
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THE GEROLD COMPANY
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The Home Workshop
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Simplicity Distinguishes This Picture Frame
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H. J. MACDONALD
FEW tools are needed to make the standing picture frame illustrated. After the base, which is ¾ by 1¾ by 11¼ in., is squared to size, mark out the mortises for the posts. With the marking gage draw a line around the front and both ends, ½ in. from the top.
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The Home Workshop
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Novel Cigarette Holders Cut from Thin Wood
Likes Our Blueprint Models
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KENNETH R. LAVOY
THESE convenient and novel containers for cigarettes can be made easily from the thin wood obtained from cigar boxes. Their construction affords a pleasant evening’s diversion. The idea was suggested by a commercial article of metal; but, to most of us, an object of our own manufacture has greater intrinsic value than any store product.
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BABY CALCULATOR SALES CO.
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BABY CALCULATOR SALES CO.
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Elto Outboard Motor Co.
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Elto Outboard Motor Co.
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Hints on Preparing Simple Dies for Small Parts
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D. A. ROGERS
SHOPS engaged in experimental work, as well as amateur mechanics, sometimes face the problem of making a number of small sheet metal parts by hand. The number is usually not sufficient to warrant making punches and dies, although they would be desirable from many points of view, and would tend to improve the appearance of the machines or devices under construction and insure the interchangeability of the parts.
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Gordon-Van Tine Co.
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Gordon-Van Tine Co.
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Special Driver Assists in Truing Commutators
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TO SAVE time in truing small commutators having a gear on the end of the shaft, I made the driver illustrated. Prior to making this device it was the practice to tie the gear to the faceplate with wire, as there were were no dogs large enough to go over the gears.
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Quick-Acting Holder for Threading Studs
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MECHANICS who have worked in the smaller shops know how difficult it is to thread studs or nipples by the antiquated method of holding them in a plate from which they must be removed with a pipe wrench. To speed up the threading of this class of work and make it easier, the holder illustrated was designed.
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Better Shop Methods
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Combination Centering and Facing Tool
Set of Unusual Screw Drivers Made from Old Bayonet
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THIS tool is designed to center and spot-face in one operation small castiron work where a center is required on one end only—such work as engine pistons. In addition to saving time on the facing operation, it makes all centers a uniform depth from the face.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0153.xml
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Santa Fe Watch Company
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Santa Fe Watch Company
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P.BUCHSTEIN CO.
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P.BUCHSTEIN CO.
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ARKOGRAF PEN CO.
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ARKOGRAF PEN CO.
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Popular Science Monthly
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L. L. COOKE
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L. L. COOKE
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NATIONAL RADIO INSTITUTE
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NATIONAL RADIO INSTITUTE
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American School
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American School
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JAMES OLIVER, Inc.
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JAMES OLIVER, Inc.
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THE PELMAN INSTITUTE OF AMERICA
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THE PELMAN INSTITUTE OF AMERICA
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TECHNICAL AND INDUSTRIAL COURSES
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TECHNICAL AND INDUSTRIAL COURSES
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WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF ART
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WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF ART
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VICTOR J. EVANS & CO.
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VICTOR J. EVANS & CO.
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LASALLE EXTENSION UNIVERSITY
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LASALLE EXTENSION UNIVERSITY
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SHERWIN CODY SCHOOL of ENGLISH
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SHERWIN CODY SCHOOL of ENGLISH
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Old Bill Says—
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GOOD results cannot be expected from dull tools or abused machines. Take the same care of the shop tools that you do of your own. Return the tools to the crib as soon as you have finished your job; some one else may want to use them. And, incidentally, return them in as good or better condition as when you took them out.
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What I Have Saved by Peening Piston Rings
A Releasing Mandrel for Thin Threaded Brass Covers
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F. CHARLES STAPLES
IN CONNECTION with the article about peening piston rings, I would like to offer some experiences I have had in that line. The first that conies to mind was in connection with an 8-horsepower, single cylinder vertical engine with a 5-in. bore used on the very dirty job of running a coal screen.
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0172.xml
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Better Shop Methods
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Bench Lathe Tool Holder Is Adjusted Easily
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SMALL round shank boring or turning tools for delicate bench lathe work can be held conveniently in the holder illustrated. The tool can be adjusted vertically as well as revolved in the holder, so that an exact setting can be obtained. The parts should be finished to fit closely, and in use the two nuts must be drawn up tightly
PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0175.xml
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Better Shop Methods
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Clearance Scale for Nuts
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PATTERN MAKERS and draftsmen who are concerned with whether a nut will clear an adjacent part will find the scale illustrated a useful tool. It has on its three faces the distances across the corners of squares, hexagons, and octagons, while the figures represent the corresponding dimensions across the flats.
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Rubber Band Utilized As Drill Depth Gage in Emergency
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MACHINISTS use all sorts of ways for regulating the depth of a drilled hole when it is essential not to drill too deep. Some measure and mark the drill with a file; others use a collar screwed to the drill. Twine and wire are often utilized. One of the simplest depth marks, however, is a rubber band wrapped around the drill body as shown.
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Pointer on Inside Caliper Indicates Size of Hole
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TO AVOID having to depend on the sense of touch when measuring small bored holes, the writer made a new leg for a pair of 2-in. spring calipers and attached an indicator pointer and a spring. The pointer shows visually how near any hole is to the exact size.
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How to Attach a Fiber Sleeve to a Friction Clutch
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DIFFICULTY often is experienced in attaching fiber sleeves to tapered metal parts such as used in friction clutches. The fiber tubing for the sleeve should be about the same inside diameter as the small end of the tapered member to which it is to be attached.
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Identifying Little Used Tools
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PERFECTLY good tools and fixtures will not be sent by error to the scrap pile, just because no one remembers for what they were used, if they are painted with a bright color around the edges or in bands.
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RANDOLPH & CO.
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RANDOLPH & CO.
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LaSalle Extension University
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LaSalle Extension University
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McGRAW-HILL BOOK CO., Inc.
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McGRAW-HILL BOOK CO., Inc.
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RHODES MFG. COMPANY
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RHODES MFG. COMPANY
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INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS
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INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS
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THE GETGEY-JUNG COMPANY
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THE GETGEY-JUNG COMPANY
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American Technical Society
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American Technical Society
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Standard Business Training Inst.
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Standard Business Training Inst.
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F. W. TAMBLYN
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F. W. TAMBLYN
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INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS
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INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS
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New York Institute of Photography
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New York Institute of Photography
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Tarbell System, Inc.
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Tarbell System, Inc.
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CONTENTS of This Issue
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LONG-EAKINS COMPANY
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LONG-EAKINS COMPANY
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The American Swedenborg Printing and Publishing Society
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The American Swedenborg Printing and Publishing Society
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PopularScience_19260901_0109_003_0203.xml
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MEYER BOTH COMPANY
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MEYER BOTH COMPANY
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Fireside Industries
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Fireside Industries
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HARDIN-LAVIN CO.
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HARDIN-LAVIN CO.
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RADIO CORPORATION OF AMERICA: RCARadiotron
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RADIO CORPORATION OF AMERICA
RCARadiotron
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COLGATE & CO.
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COLGATE & CO.
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