Cross posted from the Gingery machines group.
This message is for Paul Probus, Brian J. Bland, mike Turcotte, and
anyone else interested in the Workbench article on building a
The cost of the CD will be $5.00, but this will include shipping to
anywhere in the US.
There will a LOT of stuff on the CD besides the workbench article,
A 9 page article on building a 20 ton hydraulic press
A complete army training manual titled Fundamentals of Machine Tools
Five original photos of a rural mailbox called a BatBuster
CAD drawings of a hossfield type bender. I think one drawing is
messed up, but there are 35 .dxf files!
An article on building a Cinva Ram. This is a press for making bricks
from mostly dirt and a little cement.
15 original photos I took of the USS Cole in the repair drydock at
Ingalls shipbuilding in Pascagoula, MS (The Cole is now back in the
11 original photos I took of a semi truck that burned to the ground,
literally! It is a good example of the heat produced by diesel fuel
and air, the aluminum parts melted and puddled on the ground!
An article on building a tracking solar collector that produces
STEAM! A sidebar to this is plans for a small sheet metal bending
The Magnolia Metal Bearing Book, among other topics is how to pour
Babbitt bearings and Babbitt hammers
Plans for a receiver hitch adapter to help you carry long items in a
An August 1953 article from The Model Engineer on building a
horizontal surface grinding and milling machine
A July 1954 Popular Mechanics article "Milling arm for Drill Press"
An article on building a truck mounted hoist (cherry picker)
An old article on making a shop made air/diesel fuel torch that can
melt cast iron. It starts out "For safety, economy, ease of
construction, and intense heat the air-diesel torch has much to
recommend it. The one illustrated uses about 1 gal. Of diesel or
stove oil an hour, and the air supply may be almost anything that
will supply a pressure of from 40 to 300 lb per square inch through a
1/16" hole. The torch carries no fuel under pressure, has no
insurance restrictions, cannot explode, starts without generating,
and if the heat is confined, will melt cast iron."
An article from the internet called "Making Insulating Castable
Refractory from Common Material"
Plus, a few other odds and ends just for grins.
I hope this wets your appetite! I tried to give you your $5.00 worth.
By the way, The CD will be almost full, but it will be left open so
if you have a CDRW drive you may add to it.
If you would like a copy of this CD, send your $5 cash, check,
2204 South 17th St.
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
I also have another CD. It is also $5
There are four directories that each contain one book.
Aom contains "A Catechism of the Steam Engine" by John Bourne, C.E.
Aon contains "Modern Machine Shop Practice" by Joshua Rose, M.E.
Aor contains "The Advanced Machinist" by William Rogers
Asb contains "Modern Machine Shop Practice, Volume II" by Joshua
Thanks to the MSU library for making these works available @
If you have plenty of time or a fast connection to the internet you
can D/L from the link above. The 4 books fill a CD.