Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether itís practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
  

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Contents

Spare bunks
143
Beds, Built in
Patio becomes family room
144
Decks, patios, terraces, etc
Bookshelf sewing center
146
Furniture, Built in, Sewing rooms
You can foil the lock artists
150
Locks and keys
Shim up your stern
152
Motor boats

Invisible CAT pilots dread
104
Atmospheric turbulence, Aviation (Storm hazards), Meteorology, Aviation
They're digging up Bible stories
110
Bible
Power tool for astronauts
115
Space vehicles (Equipment)
When nothing eise works, try worms
116
Earthworms
Now they're welding with explosives
118
Welding
Houses from pickle vats
121
Beach houses
Recreation in the coal mines
121
Golf courses
We can save our elms
122
Elm (Diseases and pests), Pesticides
Spring roundup of new building materials
128
Building materials
Fourteen ways to add spring to your home
134
Houses (Interior decoration)
Slate entry
135
Doorways
Hobby wall
139
Storage walls
Space savers
140
Storage in the home
Patio porch
142
Decks, patios, terraces, etc
Boomerang
156
Boomerangs
New design for stilts
160
Stilts
Spinning fool has lift-off launching handle
161
Tops
Uniform tapers cut in jig time
165
Jigs (Tools)
Hobby viewer, illuminated magnifying viewer
166
Magnifiers
Hi-cycle
169
Bicycles
Gate-leg dining table
170
Tables
Perfect disks every time
174
Jigs (Tools)
Should you lay a hand on your carburetor?
176
Carburetors
Scooter that hitches a ride
182
Motor scooters
Three power take-offs for a flexible shaft
190
Shafting
Fix your own TV.
192
Television receivers (Maintenance and repair)
Indoor powered antennas
196
Radio antennas, Television antennas

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