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

New trees from old
81
Growth regulators, Tree planting
Housekeeper for a million frogs
92
Harold R. LEE, Frogs
Specialist in bamboo
106
Walter E. LUTZ, Bamboo
He fishes for secret weapons
110
Robert W. LOVE, Diving, Submarine, Guided missiles
Polo on four wheels
114
Polo
Beautiful finishes with plastic veneer
166
Veneers and veneering
One evening projects
180
Metalwork (Projects)
Colonial bookcase from fruit crates
185
Bookcases
Bring yourself back alive
186
Hunting (Accidents and injuries)
Make your own private telephone
191
Communication

Jets for our B-36
117
Airplanes, Jet, Airplanes, Military
Eight-mile-high jump
118
Parachuting
Pictures in stone
128
Carving (Art industry)
If the a-bombs burst--.
132
Atomic bombs, Civil defense, First aid in illness and injury
Trucks always get the green light
139
Traffic signs and signals
Owners report on the Nash Rambler
140
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles (Testing)
Pictures from burned matches
149
Pictures
Basketball grows up
151
Basketball
Logging at 40[degree] below
157
Lumbering
Room with bath, on wheels
162
Louis MATTAR, Automobiles (Equipment)

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