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

Magic tubes of daylight
641
Fluorescent lighting
Lightweight auto designed to give economy
644
Automobiles (Design)
At the throttle of the Century
648
Railroad engineers, Locomotives
Lilliput outgrows Gulliver
657
Dioramas
New York to Europe by clipper
668
Pan American Airways Corporation, Aviation (Transatlantic flights), Seaplanes
Bathtub gardening
730
William Frederick GERICKE, Plants (Nutrition)
Camera snaps eye in color or makes copies
735
Eye (Photographs)
Sight and sound receivers
737
Television equipment
On-a-chair cabinet for your midget set has built-in ash well and clock
738
Radio receivers (Cabinets)
Wheeled lounge in the garden
743
Chairs

Rustless steel house washed like automobile
672
Steel houses
Secrets of a champion pitcher
674
Baseball, Baseball players
Listening in on America at work
680
Labor, Radio broadcasting
Giant Diesels drive new ocean queen, Dominion Monarch
686
Diesel engines, Marine, Marine engines, Motor ships
New cars for the kings of speed
690
Automobiles, Racing
Seeing the world in ten minutes
696
Newsreels
Sky freighter swings hinged tail for loading
703
Airplanes, Freight
How smart is your dog?
706
Dogs (Training)
Test-flying the sky giants
712
Edmund T. ALLEN, Airplanes (Testing)
Magic hands
719
Tricks
Challengers of disaster
723
Hurricanes, Linemen (Electric workers), Telephone
Flame-tempering violin bows for resiliency
729
Violin bows
Magazine rack with woven-splint panels
748
Magazine stands, racks, etc
It's kite time again!
751
Kites
Dropping parachutes adds zest to kite flying
753
Kites, Parachutes
Three smart benches
755
Benches
Garden novelties in wood and brick
761
Garden ornaments
Light up with these colorful fixtures
764
Lighting fixtures
New canvas on old boats
772
Boats and boating (Maintenance and repair), Canoes and canoeing
Set of lathe drill pads easily made
781
Drills, Lathes
Tool chest has a removable carrying box
785
Tool boxes, racks, etc
Rocking print washer saves time in the darkroom
787
Photography (Equipment)
Tractor built from old car parts without machining
790
Tractors

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