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

Big fish from small boats
48
Fishing, Fishing boats, Salt water fishing
Build this charming colonial trestle desk
77
Desks
Greeting cards from your own photos
80
Greeting cards
Bean that's making meat obsolete
84
Soybeans
New in hi-fi
88
Audio systems
Ways to go that you've never seen before
136
Vehicles
Handloading: cheaper and better
138
Handloading of ammunition
Heat-saving ideas
142
Zoned heating: balanced comfort throughout your home
Heat-saving ideas
148
Save fuel with this thermostat timer
Heat-saving ideas
149
Three stunts to get more of the heat that's there

Heat-saving ideas
150
What you can do to keep your heating system efficient
Heat-saving ideas
152
How to get more of the heat you're paying for
Heat-saving ideas
154
Fireplace furnace: heating your house instead of your chimney
Rip fence for your bandsaw
157
Saws and sawing
How to build a hood for an oven over range
158
Ventilators
This once was a garage
162
Guest houses, Houses, Remodeled
Add a little scope to your hi-fi system
182
Oscilloscopes, Audio systems

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