T. J. Shipman of R-2, Box 371-13, Buckhannon, WV 26201 wrote to
us recently to propose a new column in the magazine:
‘Maybe you can start a new department in the magazine:
Worthless Inventions That Are Buildable.’
With the suggestion, he included the drawings on this page, for
a ‘motorokr’ (motorized rocking chair) powered by a coffee
grinder engine. Hmmm!
Vintage 1920’s South Bend Catalog
Pages from a 1920’s vintage South Bend catalog give instructions for mounting con-rods in a lathe and boring the bearing.
Low-Tension Ignition System
Bringing some understanding in a nontechnical way as to how the simple battery and coil and the low-tension rotary magneto ignition systems work.
Weidenhoff Model 818 Magnet Charger
David Cave creates his own documentation through this internal and external examination of his Weidenhoff model 818 magnet charger.