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The Marmo Method Modelbuilding Guide #2: Building A Transtar/Peerless Logging Rig
By Richard Marmo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
The second Marmo Modelbuilding Guide focuses on the construction of a 1/25th scale logging rig. This project combines an AMT kit of the International Harvester TranStar 4300 tractor (truck) with an AMT Peerless Trailer and a scratchbuilt diorama base. Learn how to create a unique logging scene that includes a realistic load of logs from natural sources.
Building a Flash Steam Boiler
By Lima Hughes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
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A very simple boiler for amateur construction to drive model steam engines
PYRTE 13 - Rear Wheel and Steering Upgrades
By George Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Upgrades to the rear wheels and steering for PYRTE the traction engine
PYRTE 12 - Insulation, Painting and running tips.
By George Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
A guide for the insulation, painting and running tips for PYRTE the traction engine
PYRTE 11 - Heating
By George Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Gas heating guide for PYRTE the traction engine covering burners and the gas supply
PYRTE 10 - Water tank, pipework and fittings
By George Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Water tank and pipework assembly guide for PYRTE the traction engine
PYRTE 9 - Crankshaft Assembly and Timing
By George Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Crankshaft assembly construction guide for PYRTE the traction engine, along with setting up the timing.
PYRTE 8 - Cylinder Assembly
By George Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Cylinder assembly construction guide for PYRTE the traction engine
PYRTE 7 - Rear axle and drive
By George Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Rear axle and drive construction guide for PYRTE the traction engine
PYRTE 6 - Front and Rear Wheels
By George Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
A wheel construction guide for PYRTE the traction engine showing these easy and inexpensive wheels
PYRTE 5 - Front Axle and Steering
By George Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Front axle construction guide for PYRTE the traction engine
PYRTE 4 The Smokebox
By George Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
A Smokebox construction guide for PYRTE the traction engine
PYRTE 3 - The Tender
By George Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
The tender construction guide for PYRTE the traction engine
PYRTE 2 - The Firebox
By George Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
A simple firebox construction guide for PYRTE the Traction Engine
PYRTE - 1 The Boiler
By George Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
A beginners full boiler construction guide for building PYRTE the live steam, pull-you-round traction engine
Steam Dreamer
By George Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
The author tells of his experiences with steam engines and how his lifelong ambition of owning a good sized one finally comes to be through his own efforts.
Building an Easy Boiler
By George Hughes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
A very easy to follow guide to build a model steam boiler to drive many varieties of small scale steam engines
The Marmo Method Modelbuilding Guide #1: Building The Bates Mansion from Psycho
By Richard Marmo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This guide details the construction of the 1/87th scale Polar Lights kit of the famous (or infamous) Bates Mansion featured is the classic movie Psycho. Construction techniques for a scratchbuilt hill to mount it on is included. Learn how to replicate chalky, cracked, weatherbeaten paint. Finally, scenicing/landscaping methods are described that tie everything together.