Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Popular Mechanics Shop Notes Highlights 1972

So pickings were pretty slim this week, lots of dated furniture plans and tool articles that are closer to advertisements. The content is still consistent with lots of short shop tips and tricks, a bit for drilling glass,modifying bolts in the lathe, machining aluminum, radial saw hold down for ripping thin material and a small sheet metal brake made out of wood.

There is a plan for a 1/2 HP 1/2" wood shaper and a nice looking hand operated arbor press. A article on wood joinery and another article on bench saw know-how with some neat tricks for your table saw.

Click Popular Mechanics Shop Notes Highlights 1972 to download. 2 MB - pdf




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