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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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Tricky trinket chest
178
Chests
Casting plaster gifts
182
Casting (Sculpture), Plaster casts (Sculpture)
Oil burner chamber reclined with ceramic felt
186
Oil burners
Unit controls room lights for home-movie projection
189
Lighting (Control)
Western book ends for den or library
192
Bookends and bookracks

Exploring the ocean's greatest deeps
116
Bathyscaphe, Submarine canyons
Fastest boat in the world?
122
Motor boat racing, Motor boats
This makes the torpedo child's play
128
Guided missiles (Launching from submarines), Nuclear submarines
Packing down Squaw valley's snow
136
Squaw Valley (Calif.)
Weird and wonderful world of Rowland Emett
138
Rowland Emett; 1906-.
Armor-like visors to regulate flow of Dutch river
145
Dams (Netherlands)
Museums are for doing things
148
Children's museums
Boneless fish!
153
Fish as food
Sap's running
162
Maple sugar
Electronics keeps the gamblers honest
165
Electronic equipment, Gambling, Las Vegas (Nev.) (Casinos)
Selecting your speaker system
173
Loudspeakers
Lightweight ice-fishing shelter
193
Shelters
For trumpet players past and present
201
Trumpet
Home plumbing repairs
204
Plumbing (Maintenance and repair)
Liquid rubber jack of all trades
210
Copy-camera mount
215
Photography (Equipment)
Trouble shooting the tough ones
216
Automobiles (Maintenance and repair)
Surfacing rough lumber
218
Planes and planing
Dovetail joints
222
Joints (Carpentry)
Counterbalanced safety sticks
225
School shops (Safety measures)
Maintaining and repairing the Corvair car heater
226
Automobiles (Heating and ventilation)
Increase capacity of your lathe with these chuck-jaw extensions
229
Lathes

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