Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s 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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Items from all outdoors
42
Fishing tackle
Heavy equipment operation
44
Construction industry, Civil engineers (Training)
Career guidance editorial, skills for America
44
And now for today's weather .
50
Weather forecasting
1961 outboards, the big kickers
82
Outboard motors
Where does the money go?
182
Housing (Costs)
Sun, shade and wind where you want them
185
Landscape gardening
Before you buy
190
Building sites, Home ownership
Winterproof your air conditioner
195
Air conditioners
Before the siren sounds
196
Bomb shelters

Spotlight on the Triumph Herald
92
Automobiles, Foreign
PM looks at the first of the 1961 cars
97
Automobiles
Talking animals
114
Animals, Mechanical
Dam that spans the canyon
117
Glen Canyon Dam (Ariz.)
My most exciting moment
123
Antarctic exploration
Master of the woodcut
126
Irving AMEN
Mister Rescue and his bloodhounds
129
Russ CONE, Bloodhounds, Rescue work
Luxury home for the road
136
Automobile trailers
Our moon program starts now
138
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.), Space flight to the moon
Poly coddles plants
146
Growth (Plants), Polyethylene
Leap for life!
150
Life saving equipment
T'ai chi for your muscles
156
Exercise
How to build the sleeping wall
170
Furniture, Built in
House your kids will live in
178
Houses
Louvers in color
200
Louvers
It warns you when the sump pump fails
201
Flood control
What to do about excess humidity
202
Dampness in buildings, Humidity
New framing techniques
207
Framing (Building)
Wiring your basement playroom
208
Electric wire and wiring
Play it safe with right lock
216
Locks and keys
Luggage rack for the guest room
221
Luggage stands
Strap wrench turns, holds, clamps anything
223
Wrenches
Patch for Tillie
227
Boats and boating (Maintenance and repair)
Fluxless soldering at last
228
Solder and soldering
Combination shop tool
231
Sanding and sanding equipment
Lathe doubles as metal shear
234
Cutting machines
Electronics are built-in too!
236
Electronic equipment, Furniture, Built in

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