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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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Make-it-yourself carving material
151
Artists' materials
Taking that spot-news picture
153
Photography, Journalistic
Transistor pocket radio
159
Portable radio receivers
How to operate your new color-tv receiver
160
Color television
Railroad in a suitcase
163
Model railroads

I chose a steel-frame house
99
Steel houses
Beach buggies tow sand sleds
103
SAND sleds
Listen, it's the wail of the turboprops
105
Ewart Thomas, pseud STIMSON, Airplane engines, Jet
Snort makes supersonic tests for navy
111
Aviation research
Airborne radar sees through storms
112
Radar in aviation
They photograph engine wear
116
Locomotives (Rating), Spectrograph
Let's import rain for the dust bowl
119
Rain making
Push buttons ease hospital work
125
Hospital equipment
Farmer relaxes in swivel chair of milk plant
126
Milking machines
He's the brains of I love Lucy
127
Jess Oppenheimer; 1913-1988
Australians mine brown coal for gas
132
Gas Industry (Australia), Lignite, Coal gasification, Gas manufacture
Art of carpentry taught by kits
133
Carpentry
Jaguar owners rate performance and roadability as top features
140
Automobiles
Clymer road tests the Jaguar
141
Floyd Clymer; d. 1970, Automobiles
Old mill grinds again at Muskogee, Okla
148
Mills
Toast rack with a cozy
169
Toast racks
Unusual small boat
174
Boats and boating
Flat-folding sewing caddy
178
Sewing (Equipment)
Fold-away drawing table
181
Drawing boards, tables, etc
Plan of the month, corner table
182
Tables
One-evening project: stationery cabinet
185
Desk furnishings
How to treat plywood edges
186
Plywood
Introduction to wrought iron
192
Wrought iron
Weaving revived by table-top loom
197
Looms, Weaving
Handy hints for the photographer
202
Photography
Restoring ignition system
204
Automobile engines (Ignition)
How to turn a ball
207
Turning (Machine work)
Shop uses for emery boards
212
Emery boards
All about glue and gluing
215
Glue

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