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

Jaguar's New Sedan
12
Automobiles, Foreign (Design)
Using Files (III)
14
Files and rasps
Colorful New Apple
16
Apple (Computer)
Working with Contractors
22
Contractors
Hand Warmers
27
Gloves
On Target!
68
Air guns
Pipe Dreams
72
Tobacco pipes, Wood carving
Book Keeper
74
Bookcases
Focus
79
Photography, Videotape recorders and recording
Super Visions
80
Cameras

Business and Pleasure Mix
30
National Business Aircraft Association
All Crossed Up
32
Automobile racing (Western Europe)
Mechanics Go Bowling
43
Tournament of Roses (Pasadena, Calif.), Parade floats
Wing Ding
53
Airplanes, Home-built (Rating), Tailless airplanes (Rating)
Uphill Racers
57
Ski lifts
This Sportin' Life
60
Automobiles (Rating), Automobiles, Foreign (Rating), Automobile engines (Superchargers)
Nails
65
Nails
An American Portrait: Director John Huston
82
John Huston; 1906-1987
Making Movies
88
Camcorders
Snappy Shooters
106
Cameras
Clean Machines
111
Cameras (Maintenance and repair), Camcorders (Maintenance and repair)
Up in Smoke
116
Wood stoves
How to Install Solid Wood Paneling
123
Paneling
When Your Car Won't Start
131
Automobiles (Starting)

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