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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Contents

Hang of wallpapering
77
Wallpaper and wallpapering
Mel Koontz twists tigers' tails
81
Melvin KOONTZ, Animals (Training), Animals in motion pictures
Kaiser plastic sportster goes into production
87
Automobiles
This year's crop of dream cars
88
Automobiles
Gas-turbine auto
90
Gas turbines, Automotive
Thirty Irishmen with shillelaghs
146
Hurling (Game)
Coliseum without girders
149
Amphitheaters, Concrete construction
Where to find fish in a stream
150
Fish (Habits and behavior), Fishing
Mobile disaster unit carries rescue and firstaid equipment
156
First aid in illness and injury, Motor vehicles, Municipal
For sake of the record
157
Phonograph (Needles), Phonograph records (Care)

Owners report on the '54 Chrysler
92
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles
Kaiser-Willys for 1954
97
Automobiles
Here's the long-life battery
98
Storage batteries
Plywood with an iron skeleton
100
Plywood
How to produce new ideas
102
Inventions, Inventors
Electronic brain translates Russian sentences into English
107
Computers, Translators and translating
Tv set shows two pictures at once
108
Television receivers
Pipe-line archeologists
110
Gas pipelines, Indians of North America (Antiquities)
Begin first telephone cables to connect the hemispheres
115
Telephone cables
Jimmy engines for extra horsepower
116
Automobile engines
Sub that can lick a plane
123
Radar (Military use), Submarines
Bedside radio network
129
Radio broadcasting (Therapeutic applications), Veterans (Hospitals)
Shape of tomorrow's planes
133
Airplanes (Design), Airplanes, Military (Design)
1954 Little giant low-cost multistation intercom system
158
Communication
Martin motel
161
Birdhouses
Here come the outboards
164
Motor boats
Cane-woven hot pad
170
Table mats, tiles, etc
Plan of the month
186
Chaise longues
New faces for old ceilings
189
Ceilings
Things to do with milk cartons
193
Milk containers
Electro-etched name plates
195
Metal etching, Nameplates
Know your cooling system
197
Automobile engines (Cooling)
Lever-action tenoning jig
207
Tenoning equipment
Flame soldering
210
Solder and soldering
Grinding jig for lathe chisels
215
Chisels, Jigs (Tools)

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