Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Popular Mechanics Shop Notes Highlights 1951

So here is PM's highlights for 1951. In this installment you will find articles on truing up your metal lathe, doing big jobs on a table saw and angular drilling in the drill press. There is a nice plan (though not very clear) for a 15 ton hydraulic shop press that utilizes sections of railroad rail, a drill press speed reducer and two castings free drill press vises. There are also a handful of nice metal lathe accessories plans.

Here is the link for 1951.