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Model Engineer 4508

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In the Latest Issue of Model Engineer

In Issue 4508 - IN THE SHOPS NOW!

In this issue ... The ever popular Ashley Best describes the making of the detail in his award winning diorama; beautifully illustrated with his own hand drawn diagrams. And more attractive illustrations are the highlight of a new series by Jan Ridders from Holland as he designs and makes a simple four stroke Otto engine. Martin Ranson continues with his 16mm loco, Idris and Ted Jolliffe has a little workshop project for you - something you may not have thought of. A short and extremely interesting article from Mike Wheelwright looks at superelevation on the railway and considers whether there might be a place for it in 5 inch gauge. James Buxton concludes his clock making article and James Wells reflects on the newly skilled men that came back from WW1. .

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In the latest issue of Model Engineers' Workshop

The June issue of Model Engineers' Workshop, number 229 is on sale soon!

The cover features Dyson Watkin’s professional-looking spot-welder, made using a transformer from an old microwave oven.

Highlights of this exciting issue include:

Martin Widdowson explains a CAMLOCK TOP-SLIDE FOR THE MINI-LATHE

ime-saving modification.

MAKING A ROTATING CHUCK ADAPTOR to suit most small lathes described by Ted Fletcher.

FITTING A CHUCK BACKPLATE Roderick Jenkins passes on some useful experience.

Mark Frampton describes A SPRING PARALLEL FOR THE MACHINE VICE

ONE MAN AND HIS LATHE Chris Gunn and his Colchester Bantam.

SIMPLE SPEED CONTROL OF DC MOTORS a home-build controller board from Inchanga.

LATHE HEADSTOCK EXTENSION Cameron McKeown ‘goes large’.

IMPROVEMENTS TO A POPULAR BANDSAW Mike Cox concludes his short series.

Simon Davies offers SOME IDEAS ON USING RARE EARTH MAGNETS IN THE WORKSHOP.

The Editor asks - DO YOU WANT TO BUILD A SNOWMAN?

Gary Ayres on POLISHING A GEM

WORKSHOP IN A CAN Bob Reeve tells the story.

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Win great prizes in our FREE 25th ANNIVERSARY PHOTO COMPETITION - can you capture the ‘spirit of home-workshop engineering?

READERS’ TIPS - A better belts or seven years’ bad luck? Find out how… or submit your own and win a prize.

More workshop wrinkles our regular monthly READERS’ TIPS competition.

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