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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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Those Handy-Andy eggbeaters
73
United States Naval Air Force, Helicopters
Telescoping trailer home
80
Automobile trailers
Sowing pictures: painting with seeds
83
Ellen CUNNANE, Pictures
Push-button manor, Jackson, Mich
84
Emil MATHIAS, Household appliances, Labor saving devices
Meet Mr Christmas Tree
89
Roy E. HALVORSON, Christmas trees
Birds in bracelets
152
Bird banding
Man recaptures Sardinia from mosquitoes
156
Mosquitoes (Control), Sardinia (Italy)
Keep it a merry Christmas
158
Christmas trees, Fire prevention
Make your own greeting cards
159
Christmas cards
Have fun with this chariot-type tricycle trailer
165
Tricycles

I rode the airlift to the Orient
94
Korean War, 1950-1953 (Aerial operations), Transportation, Military
Chrome skin doubles life of piston rings
99
Piston rings
Driver, take your choice, life or death on ice
101
Automobile driving
V-8 for Studebaker
107
Automobiles
Weapons with a new wallop!
108
Guns (Ordnance), Munitions
Radio-guided ship model tows miniature barge
114
Ship and boat models
Spare-time railroader
116
Watson D. PRITCHARD, Model railroads
Concrete from fly ash
120
Ashes, Concrete
Plane anchor is shot into ground
124
Airplanes (Landing gear)
How fast can we fight?
125
Aviation, Military, Airplanes, Military (Armaments)
Fishing with a ladder near the Bay of Fundy
131
Fishing
Unlighted decorations glow in dark
135
Christmas decorations
Tom Thumb fire department
137
William H. LOW, Toys
Pipes by old masters
145
Sid BERTRAM, Tobacco pipes
Human-fly whirligig
149
Amusement park rides
Twelve-hour concrete house
151
Concrete houses
Child's glider swing
171
Swings
One evening projects
173
R. J. DeCristoforo, Woodworking (Projects)
Holders for earrings
179
Earrings
Two take-apart utility tables
180
Tables
Garden urns molded in concrete
185
Garden ornaments, Urns
Installing hot-water heaters
187
Water heaters
Weather vanes
193
Weather vanes
Picture winter through a filter
196
Light filters, Photography
Combination electric switch
201
Electric switches
How to weigh cattle with a length of string
203
WEIGHTS and measuresTables, etc
Two-speed bandsaw
204
Saws and sawing
Making box joints on your circular saw
209
Joints (Carpentry)
How to turn plastics
210
Plastics, Turning (Machine work)
Tv mirrors see only one color
219
Mirrors
Three germanium diode crystal receivers for beginners
220
Radio receivers
Tv antenna installation with minimum roof attachments
222
Television antennas

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