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The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt
« on: October 17, 2008, 06:41:10 AM »
The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt
Edited by JD Rice
The Home Shop Machinist
Hard Cover

This was the first book in the Village Presses shop wisdom series and it was a winner that all who came after have a tall order to live up to.

It is divided into three sections the first area is:
The Mirco Machinist
  • Machine shop in a cabinet
  • Test indicator
  • Compressed air motor
  • Boring bars
  • Milling accessories
  • Stocking stuffers
  • Use of dimensions
  • Slitting saws
  • Fixed steady rest
  • Small key ways & keyseats
  • Building a rotary table
  • Fly cutters and angle plate
  • Micrometer faceplate attachment
  • Time for an overhaul
  • Lever operated tailstock

Other features
  • Machining your own spur gears
  • Building your own dividing attachments
  • Milling on a drill press
  • An automatic parallel

Engine projects
  • Steam engine (small/simple horizontal)
  • A horizontal stationary engine project
  • An overcrank engine
  • Baker fan
  • Build a reversing upright engine
  • A fore and after compound

Great photo's like all of Rudy's work, clear and concise line drawings. And clear straight forward builds. All hallmarks of Rudy's projects. they have released an expanded version of the mirco machinist and more of hi projects books.
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Re: The Shop Wisdom of Rudy Kouhoupt
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2008, 09:43:48 AM »
This is one of the books that is on my wish list. I got to flip through it at Cabin Fever. Nice stuff!

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