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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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Guns still roar at Aberdeen
89
UNITED STATESArmy/Proving grounds
Gas-turbine ferry for the English channel
96
Gas turbines, Marine
Land of the home workshop
100
Arts and crafts, Mexico (Industries)
Test your science I.Q.
105
Physics (Experiments)
Mansions from mud
107
Adobe buildings
They stitch broken ships
160
Ships (Maintenance and repair)
Stained-glass artist
165
William D. SOMERS, Glass painting and staining
Harvesting the backwoods crop
172
Naval stores
Rotating bookcase
178
Bookcases
Cardboard-box wastebasket
181
Wastebaskets

Plane-dirt farmers
108
National Flying Farmers Association, Airplanes in agriculture
Here's craftsman's paradise, a rental machine shop
112
Machine shops
Revolving Christmas tree
114
Christmas trees
Daredevils on two wheels
115
Motorcycling
Colossus of coal
121
Coal mines and mining, Coal mining equipment
Diving for logs in northern Idaho
129
Lumbering
Keenarlik builds an igloo
130
Donald B. MARSH, Ice and snow buildings
Crystals grown from seed
133
Crystallography
They're always fooling the public
136
Radio broadcasting (Sound effects)
New methods for plotters
138
Surveying (Equipment), Surveying, Aerial
Flying horses
144
Horses (Transportation)
Traffic signals of the sea
147
United States Coast Guard, Beacons, Navigation (Aids and devices)
Grandpappy refuses to die
153
Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company, Locomotives
Sun-porch trailer
158
Automobile trailers
Portable clothes rack hangs on top of door
185
Clothes racks
Come out of your igloo
186
Insulation (Heat)
Chessboard folds to form container for men
189
Chess
Spring-slung runners take the bumps
190
Sleds
14 homemade Christmas gifts you can make
192
Christmas gifts, Woodworking (Projects)
Copy it candidly
202
Photography (Copying)
Darkroom switch box
205
Photography (Equipment)
Springs
209
Springs (Mechanism)
10-in. table saw has tilting arbor
218
Saws and sawing
Do it safely
225
Machine shops
General purpose power supply
229
Radio receivers (Energy usage)
Dual-band rotary beam antenna system
230
Radio antennas
Compact fm converter unit operates on a.c. or
232
Frequency changers

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