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Mirror Box Multiplies Images
ANY boy can build one of these mirror-scopes at a small expense, and for his efforts see, when looking through the peephole, three miniature objects increase to a multitude.
Here is the way it is done. Construct a wooden box about two feet long and five or six inches square.
I have about a half dozen issues of this magazine and most of the articles are like this. I’m pretty sure around 1958 they changed the title to “Profiles in Sadness”.
He Found Comfort in Copper
Photographs by Erika from European
JOHN S. KREUTZER of Brooklyn, New York, has found an exciting and creative hobby to fill the lonely hours of his now solitary life.
The 70-year-old naturalized American, who came to the United States in 1905 from a part of Hungary, which is now Czechoslovakia, has worked as a tool and die maker for the greater part of his life.
Rowing Machine for the Whole Family
A ROWING machine is an especially efficient exerciser since it brings nearly all the muscles of the body into play. Moreover it provides very agreeable recreation.
Here is a home-made job that can be used by all members of the family and is designed for extreme simplicity of construction. No machine work whatever is required, and besides the wood for the framework nothing is needed beyond an old roller skate, a pair of stiff coil tension springs and two angle irons.
Make Your Own HOLSTER For ANY Pistol
ALL KINDS OF HOLSTERS FOR HANDGUNS
This marvelous book, written and illustrated by Al Stohlman, one of the world’s foremost leather craftsmen, is the bible of holster making. Actual patterns and forms for snug belt holsters, fast draw holsters, shoulder holsters. Actually shows you. step by step, how to make holsters for unusual handguns, as well as the popular models. ORDER Your Copy of “HOLSTER BOOK” TODAY!
You Can Have Lots of Fun Making These New Toys
HOW many toys are you going to make for Christmas this year? A lot of them, we hope, because no home workshop activity gives greater satisfaction and pleasure. There is something imaginative and colorful about toys that sets them apart from ordinary shop projects. Then, too, there is the added joy of being able to give each toy to some child and share in his happiness.
DON’T STUFF ‘EM- PETRIFY ‘EM!
That’s exactly what Julium Kovack does with his amazing new formula.
AFTER ten years of painstaking research Florida jewelry-maker Julium Kovack appears to have stumbled upon a method for preserving fish and game by means of three simple chemical injections that petrify the specimen.
An Airplane Swing for Air-minded Youths
Swinging back and forth in this miniature plane, youngsters can duplicate in imagination all the feats of world famous aviators—all with absolute safety, of course. The swing is easy to build and will make a very fine addition to any playground.
SO EASY IT’S SHOCKING, IF YOU USE ENLARGED PLANS
to build electronic projects. Enlarged size, step-by-step craft print plans—complete with detailed materials lists—are available for the following:
191. TESLA COIL. Produces 70,000 volts at 500,000 cps. Spectacular but safe…………………………………$1.00
227. REPULSION COIL. Defies law of gravity—electromagnetically …………………………………………$1.00
Luminous Skeleton For HALLOWEEN
by Ken Murray
Got any friends you want to lose? Just invite them over to your Halloween party and give ‘em the works with this glowing graveyard horror. Right: Gluing parts of the figure carefully to thin plywood.
AN ANIMATED skeleton – that glows brightly in the dark can be used for all kinds of harmless but amusing Halloween pranks. The skeleton is jointed so that a slight shake will cause the arms and legs to swing about in a realistic manner.