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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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Road that couldn't be built
1
Lewis Andrew Pick; 1890-1956, United States Army Corps of Engineers, STILWELL road
Fighting Lady will be back
7
World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations, Campaigns and battles, Pacific, Personal narratives)
Cat beats the dog team
14
Mountaineering, Tractors, Transportation (Alaska)
Beachmasters boss the assault
17
Beachmasters, World War, 1939-1945 (Amphibious operations)
Make your old tackle do
28
Fishing tackle
New frames on old mirrors
91
Mirror frames and framing
Wooden tricycle has rubber-tired front wheel
93
Tricycles
Rough, rugged and rustic
98
Bookends and bookracks, Lighting fixtures, Shelves and racks
Build a pool in your garden
102
Garden ponds
28 knots you should know
105
Knots and splices

Making up the monsters
33
Makeup, Theatrical
Impossible took six months
40
Telephone lines, UNITED STATESSignal corps
Disappearing bullets
43
Bullets
Homemade mountain music
44
Musical instruments
Fire fighting in the sky
50
Airplanes (Fires and fire prevention), Carbon dioxide, Fire extinction, Methyl bromide
Iron arms move cord of wood in 90 seconds
57
Loading and unloading
Listen, the enemy!
60
United States Foreign Broadcast Intelligence Service
Million mile patrol
65
United States Naval Air Force, Military reconnaissance
GI Joe at home
72
Military life
Mr Bug sits for his picture
76
Insects (Photographs)
Blind take shorthand with small typewriter
81
Blind
I cover the battlefront
82
World War, 1939-1945 (Photographs)
Water-float marble finish
89
Marbling
Play store keeps children busy
111
PLAY stores
Plate plaque doubles as serving tray
113
Plaques, Trays
House all their own
116
Closets
Scrollsawed wall shelf
121
Shelves and racks
Double-duty sander
123
Sanding and sanding equipment
Powerful drum hoist made from scrap
127
Hoisting equipment
Easy way to find specific gravity of minerals
129
Minerals, Specific gravity
Mill it in the lathe
130
Milling
Photographic grids simplify perspective drawing
138
Perspective
Public address system is built into a portable lectern
141
Loudspeakers
Short-wave loudspeaker set built with used parts
142
Loudspeakers
Television in department store merchandising
144
Department stores (Advertising), Television, Television advertising

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