This weeks PMSN's highlights is directed at the hobby machinist, lots of tips and tricks to assist the home shop machinist. There are plans for a number accessories, a lathe powered filer, easy indexing head for gear cutting, small shop arbor press, automotive piston based indexing head, and a nice hand milling attachment.
For info. articles there is a nice article on machining metal tubing, one on burnishing metal and another on lathe turning tools, among others.
Click Popular Mechanics Shop Notes Highlights 1957 to download, 3 MB pdf.