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

Horsepower wins!
641
Boat racing, Motor boats
King Rex rules the ocean
648
Steamships and steamboats
Ten million at one shot
658
Cameras, Photography, Aerial
Counterfeiters of early man
666
Antiquities (Forgeries)
Big power hammer can wreck a building
671
Hammers

Plane turntable rotates ship on own axis
673
Airports (Equipment), Turntables (Mechanics)
Tricks of the battery gyp
674
Storage batteries
Modern auto rides in cradle of rubber
683
Automobiles, Rubber
Dead men made to live
684
Foreign bodies (Physiology), Resuscitation
Electric eye stops elevator at floor level
689
Elevators, Photoelectric cells
Where the West is still wild
690
Crime and criminals, Western States
Sportsman's boat folds into small zipper bag
694
Boats and boating
Between the halves showmanship
698
Cheerleading, Football
Industry built on new uses for old bottles
703
Bottles
You mustn't eat that!
706
Food
Rubber serves many needs of industrial world
710
Rubber
Microscopic tools aid test of invisible matter
712
Microscopes
Traffic cops of the sea
714
United States Coast Guard International Ice Patrol
Pliable veneer makes wood inlaying easier
720
Veneers and veneering, Intarsia
Making planes easy on the ears
722
Airplanes (Noise)
Attractive log-cabin desk set and lamp
751
Desk furnishings
First aid for old books
755
Bookbinding
Mystic mummy trick keeps 'em guessing
763
Tricks
Storage battery charged overnight in your car
764
Storage batteries (Charging)
Antique sewing box
765
Sewing (Equipment)
Noah's ark and animals made on your jigsaw
766
Toys, Woodworking (Projects)
Bedroom chair made from two candy pails
769
Chairs
How to silver mirrors
770
Silvering
Two unusual magazine baskets
772
Magazine stands, racks, etc, Woodworking (Projects)
Personal handles for better hammering
781
Hammers
Spray-painting booth with a forced draft
785
Paint spraying and sprayers
Sharpening your lathe tools
787
Sharpening of tools
How to make camera bellows
790
Photography (Equipment)
Electroplating with lead, zinc and cadmium
794
Electroplating

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