Metal Web News is another good source. It features plans for a number of shop accessories, including a 3 phase converter. New projects and information are added frequently.
Springs are an important part of many projects. There is an excellent discussion of spring making at the spring making page.
The Lake Itasca Hot Air Invitational now has a web site. The show is scheduled for August 18-21, 2000 and will be held at the Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers Threshing and Gas Engine Show at Itasca State Park, Minnesota. Many engines, new and old, will be on display, with many operating, at the "Hot Air Engine Shed". This is a chance to relax and "chew the fat" with Stirling fans. Information is available from Olaf Berge, Route 2, Box 352, Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633, USA, Ph 218-335-2314, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The two "REALLY BIG SHEWS" are NAMES, held in Wyandotte, Michigan in the spring, and PRIME, held in springfield, Oregon in the fall. Click on the above links for information on these shows.
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