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Experiment, Telephone 137
Experiment with a Vacuum 439
Experiment with Colored Electric Lamps 53
Experiment with Heat 134
Experiment with Incandescent Lamp 427
Experiment with Two Foot Rule and Hammer 106
Experiment, X-Ray 190
Experiments, Electric Lamp 120, 131
Experiments, Electrical, Reversing Switch for 92
Experiments with a Mirror 434
Experiments with Electric Light Circuit 50
Eye, Blind Spot in, To Find 129
Eyeglasses, Holding Firm 315

F
Fan, Wooden, How to Make 332
Faucet Used as an Emergency Plug 343
Feed Box for Chickens 292
File, Chalking 19
File, Sharpening Skates with 306
File Soft Metals, How to 406
Film Washing Trough 331
Films, Drying 412
Films, Frame for Drying 446
Filter, Simple and Effective 278
Filtering with a Small Funnel 25
Finger Mathematics 181
Finger, Removing Tight Fitting Ring from 361
Fingers, Protecting from Chemicals 283
Fire Alarm, Cheap 47
Fire Alarm, Electric, How to Make 430
Fire Alarm, Simple, How to Make 359
Fire Extinguisher, Homemade 351
Fire, Making with the Aid of Ice 338
Fire Screen, How to Make 82
Fire Screen. Leaded Glass 295
Fish Bait 152
Fish, One Way to Cook 206
Fishhook Box 379
Fishing through Ice, Signals for 10, 281, 380
Flag, Brass, How to Make 266
Flatiron Rest 19
Flier, Toy, How to Make 429
Flint Arrowhead, How to Make 23
Floor Polisher, Homemade 10, 350
Flour Sifter 7
Flower, Magic Growing 244
Flower Pot Stand 33
Flower Pots, Clay, Used for Bird Houses 277
Flower Pots, Window Shelf for 292
Flower Stand, Iron 353
Flowers, Cut, To Longer Preserve 419
Flowers, Decoloration of 288
Flush Valve, Repairing a Washer on 344
Fob, Shoestring Watch, How to Weave 285
Fob, Watch, How to Make 12, 223
Food. Keeping Cool in Camps 21
Football, Tying Knot for 133
Footrest, Child's, on an Ordinary Chair 453
Footwear, Drier for 229
Forks, Balancing on a Pin Head 427
Foundry Work at Home 95
Fountain for an Ordinary Pen 450
Fountain Pen, Ordinary Pen Used as 454
Fountain Pen Used as a Ruler 319
Fountain Pens, Leaking, Remedy for 390
Frame, Brass, in Repoussé 237
Frost, To Keep Windows Free from 354
Fuming of Oak 196
Funnel. Eggshell 93
Funnel, Filtering with 25
Funnel, Glass 412
Funnel, Horn Used as 7
Funnel, Temporary 275
Funnel, Venting a 318
Furnace, Brass, How to Build 115
Furnace, Door Opener for 83
Furnace Draft. Alarm Clock to Pull Up 107
Furnace Draft Opener, Automatic 102
Furnace, Electric, How to Make 48
Furnace Regulator, Electric, How to Make 388
Furniture, Cleaning 185
Furniture, Cleaning Leather on 13
Furniture, Drawing of 294
Furniture - Library Set in Pyro-Carving 407
Furniture - Rustic Seat 441
Furnlture - Table, Mission Library, How to Make 141
Furniture, Tightening Cane In 230

G
Galvanometer, Tangent, How to Make 150
Galvanoscope, How to Make 68
Game-Baseball, Playing with a Pocket Knife 250
Game-Bottle Pushers 409
Game, Chinese Outdoor 176
Game Played on the Ice 216
Garbage Can, Keeping Animals Away from 94
Gas Cannon 197
Gas Jet, Ringing a Bell by Touching 403
Gas Jet, Shade Holder Bracket for 419
Gas, To Light without Matches 394
Gasoline Burner for Model Work 55
Gasoline Engine, Homemade 207
Gauge, Carpenter's 19
Gauge, Drill 252
Gauge, Rain, How to Make 64
Gauntlets on Gloves 266
Gear Cutting Attachment for Small Lathes 167
Gear for Model Work 225
Gear Wheels, Small, To Make without a Lathe 46
Geissler Tuhe, How to Make 154
Glass Blowing and Forming 420
Glass Cleaning Solution 31
Glass, Effect of Radium on 116
Glass, Emergency Magnifying 305
Glass, Fire Screen, Leaded 295
Glass Funnel, Emergency 412
Glass, Ground, Imitating 294
Glass, Ground, Substitute 255
Glass Letters, Removing from Windows 319
Glass, Magnifying, How to Make 397
Glass, Photograph Prints Mounted on 231
Glass Plates, Piercing with a Spark Coil 426
Glass Tube, To Make a Bulb on 324
Gilder, How to Make 171
Gloves, Cleaner for 302
Gloves, Gauntlets on 266
Gold Leaf, Covering Signals with 189
Gouge Used as a Bit 411
Gramophone Records, Cracked, Repairing 24
Grape Arbor, How to Build 73
Gravity Batteries, Why Fail 115
Gravity Experiment 302
Grease Stains, Removing from Book 230
Grease, To Remove from Machinery 216
Greasing the Front Wheels of an Automobile 320
Grills, Rope, How to Make 277
Ground Glass, Imitating 294
Guitar That Is Easy to Make 320
Gummed Paper, Substitute for 315
Gun Barrels, Bursting of 304
Gun, Toy, for Throwing Cardboard Squares 269
Gymnasium. Outdoor:
Part I-The Horizontal Bar 298
Part II-Parallel Bars 301
Part III-The Horse 303

H
Hacksaw Blade, Knife Made from 293
Hammock, Barrel Stave 75
Hammock, How to Make 410
Hand Car Made of Pipe and Fittings 440
Hand, Magic Spirit 2
Handbag, Ladies', How to Make 213
Handbag, Removing 36 Cannon Balls from 256
Handkerchlef Mended after Being Cut and Torn 198
Handkerchief Trick, Vanishing 319
Handle, Opengng, for a Stamp Pad 23
Handle, Tying Paper Bag to Make 10
Hanger, Trousers, How to Make 143, 369
Hangers, Tool 453
Hardening Copper 206
Harmonograph, Line 34
Hat. To Hang on a Lead Pencil 133
Hatpins, Sealing Wax, How to Make 175
Hats, Felt, Packing Cut from 207
Heat and Expansion 124
Heat, Cardboard Spiral Turned by 226
Heat, Experiment with 134
Heat Regulator, Electric 344
Hectograph, Homemade 240, 326
Hinge, Broom Holder Made of 33
Hinges, Imitation Fancy Wings on 224
Hinges, Leather, Metal Covering for 41
Hole, Square, How to Bore 179
Hole, Threaded, Sizing 295
Holes, Boring In Cork 8
Holes, Circular. Cutting In Thin Sheet Metal 35
Holes, Different Shaped, Fitting Plug in 122
Horn, Electric, How to Make 218
Horn, Paper Phonograph, How to Make 71
Horn Used as Funnel 7
Horsepower of Small Motors, Finding 238
House, Building In a Tree Top 146
Hydrogen Generator, Constant Pressure 70
Hydrogen Generator, Small Electrical 54
Hygrometer, How to Make 71, 140

I
Ice Boat, How to Build 357
Ice Boating 382
Ice, Bottle Pushing on 409
Ice Chisel, Handy 61
Ice, Fish Signal for Fishing through 10
Ice, Fishing through 281
Ice, Game Played on 216
Ice, Making a Fire with the Aid of 338
Ice, Merry-Go-Round Whirl on 380
Ice, Peculiar Properties of 100
Ice, Signals for Fishing through 380
Ice Skates, Hollow Grinding 231
Ice Yacht. How to Build 307
Illusion, Balloon Ascension 300
Illusion Box, Electric 135
Illusion for Window Attraction 239
Illusion. Miniature "Pepper's Ghost" 52
Illusion, Roller Coaster 293
Illusion, Rolling Uphill 361
Illusions, Optical 74, 99, 130, 183, 206, 348, 364
Incandescent Lamp, Experiment with 427
Indian Clubs, Weighting 318
Indicator, Electric, for a Wind Vane 348
Induction Call, How to Make 138
Induction Coil, Lighting an Incandescent Lamp with 112
Induction Call, Small Medical, How to Make 63
Induction Coils, Circuit Breaker for 101
Induction Calls. Mercury Make and Break Connections for 187
Induction Motor, Single Phase, How to Make 124
Ink Bottle Cork, Steel Pen Used in 117
Ink Spots, Removing 131
Inkstand, Ornamental Metal 315
Insulating Aluminum Wire 306
Insulating Cleats, Substitute for 348
Insulation, Removing from Wire 213
Interrupter, How to Make 51
Iodine Stains, Removing 425
Iron Castings, Putty for 269
Iron Flower Stand, Ornamental 353
Iron Polisher 286
Iron Rest for an Ironing Board 288
Iron Work, Ornamental, Easy Designs in 370
Ironing Board Stand, How to Make 17, 429
Irrigating with Tomato Cans 450

J
Jelly Making Stand 290
Jewelry, How to Clean 353
Jig Saw Puzzle, Photographic 361
Joint, Dovetail 29
Jump Spark Coil, How to Make 113

K
Kennel, Concrete 23
Kennel Door, Automatic Closing 32
Kerosene, Used in Polishing Metals 364
Kettle, Spoon holder On 24
Kettles, Spoon Rest for 304
Key Forms, Preserving 454
Key, Removing from a Double String 179
Kiln, Pottery 62
Kitchen, Novelty Clock for 360
Kitchen Utensil - Baking Pan 13
Kitchen Utensil - Cherry Seeder 29
Kitchen Utensil - Chopping Board 19
Kitchen Utensil - Egg-Beater, How to Make 291
Kitchen Utensil - Elderberry Huller 323
Kitchen Utensil - Flour Sifter 7
Kitchen Utensil for Removing Pies from Pans 275
Kitchen Utensil - Homemade Toaster 139
Kitchen Utensil - Hot Dish Holder 7
Kitchen Utensil - Hot Plate Lifter 318
Kitchen Utensil - Jelly Making Stand 290
Kitchen Utensil - Knife Sharpener 379
Kitchen Utensil - Ladle and Strainer, Combined 302
Kitchen Utensil - Pot Cover Closet 16
Kitchen Utensil - Pot Covers, Homemade 297
Kitchen Utensil - Querl, Versatile 28
Kitchen Utensil - Salad Dressing Mixer 16
Kitchen Utensil - Spoon Rest for Kettles 24, 304
Kitchen Utensil - Tool for Lifting Can Covers 352
Kitchen Utensil - Vegetable Slicer 413
Kite Balancing Strings, Rubber Bands in 270
Kite, Box, How to Make 58
Kite, Chinese, How to Make and Fly 210
Kite Reel. Homemade 156
Kite, Tailless 458
Kites of Many Kinds and How to Make Them 391
Knife Blade, Worn, Repairing 228
Knife Made from Hacksaw Blade 293
Knife, Pocket, Playing Baseball with 250
Knife Sharpener, Kitchen 379
Knot, Magic 198
Knot Trick 167
Knot, Tying for Football 133

L
Ladle and Strainer, Combined 302
Ladle, Babbitt 264
Ladle for Melting Babbitt 173
Lamp, Acetylene, Lighting 401
Lamp, Arc 132
Lamp Cord, Flexible, Holder for 317
Lamp Cords, Flexible, Clasp for Holding 267
Lamp, Flash, How to Make 174
Lamp, Homemade Pocket 149
Lamp, Incandescent, Experiment with 427
Lamp, Incandescent, Lighting with an Induction Coil 112
Lamp, Quickly Made 329
Lamp Sockets, Miniature Electric. How to Make 270
Lamp Stand and Shade, How to Make 147
Lamps, Electric, Testing 314
Lamps, Miniature Electric 434
Lamps, To Make Burn Brightly 364
Lantern, Camper's Makeshift 266
Lantern, Darkroom, How to Make 14, 340
Lantern, Homemade 163
Lantern, Magic, How to Make 328
Lantern, Magic, Using Sun's Light in 251
Lantern Slide Masks, Cutting 245
Lantern Slides, Blueprint, How to Make 120
Lantern Slides, How to Make 127, 220
Lantern Slides, Tinted, How to Make 144
Lathe, Bench, Made of Pipe Fittings 316
Lathe, How to Make 86
Lathe, Making Gear Wheels without 46
Lathe, Wood Turning, To Make Out of an Old Sewing Machine 403
Lathe Work, Calipering 258
Lathes, Small, Gear Cutting Attachment for 167
Laundry Device - Clothes Rack 14
Laundry Device - Clothesline, Double, Support for 318
Laundry Device - Iron Rest 19
Laundry Device - Iron Rest for an Ironing Board 288
Laundry Device - Ironing Board Stand 17, 429
Laundry Device - Sad Iron Polisher 286
Laundry Device - Washboard Holder 39
Lavatories, Sleeve Holders for 17
Lead Cannon, How to Make 338
Lead, Melting in Tissue Paper 185
Lead Pencil Rheostat, How to Make 145
Leaf, Photograph Printed on 362
Leather Card case, How to Make 350
Leather Hinges, Metal Coverings for 41
Leather on Furniture, Cleaning 13
Leather, Softening 140
Leather Spectacle Case, How to Make 228
Leather, Table Mat of, How to Make 286
Leather Work, Arts and Crafts 168
Letter Holder of Pierced Metal 294
Lettering on a Dark Ground, Paint for 170
Lettering with a Carpenter's Pencil 306
Letters, Glass, Removing from Windows 319
Levitation-Modern Stage Trick 459
Library Set in Pyro-Carving 407
Life Buoy, How to Make 432
Life preserver, Homemade 4
Light Gas without Matches, To 394
Light, Post or Swinging, Homemade 189
Light Trick, Invisible 251
Lightning Arrester, How to Make 122
Lightning, Photographing 124, 176
Lights, Turning On and Off from any Number of Places 310
Linoleum, How to Repair 273
Liquids-Splashes, Study of 164
Lock, Automatic 106
Lock, Electric 60, 110
Lock, Electric, for a Sliding Door 89
Lock, Homemade Pneumatic 65
Lock, Lubricating 151
Lock, Secret Door 6
Lock, Spring, Protection of 72
Lock, Trunk, How to Attach 134
Lock, Window 397
Locking Several Drawers with One Lock 314
Locomotive, Miniature Electric, How to Make 165
Log, To Cross Stream on 94
Lubricant for Wood Screws 137
Lubricate Sheet Metal, To 69
Lubricating a Lock 151

M
Machinery, To Remove Grease from 216
Magazine Binder, To Make 406
Magazine Clamp, How to Make 435
Magazine, How to Bind 40, 56
Magic Box Escape 7
Magic-Electric Illusion Box 135
Magic Lantern, Homemade 328
Magic, Old Time 167, 175, 176, 179, 193, 198, 234,
244, 251, 256, 427
Magic, Parlor, for Winter Evenings 90
Magic Spirit Hand 2
Magic-Violin, Making Spirits Play 295
Magnet for the Work Basket 292
Magnifying Glass, Emergency 305
Magnifying Glass, Homemade 397
Mahogany, Filler for 139
Mail Photographs, How to 312
Mail, Sending Coins by 287
Marble, Rolling 191
Massage, Electric Battery 144
Mat, Wrestling 330
Match, Chain Made from 311
Match Holder of Wood and Metal. How to Make 282
Match, How to Relight 444
Match Safe, Homemade 194
Mathematics, Finger 181
Mattresses, Handling 19
Measuring the Height of a Tree 376
Medical Induction Coil, How to Make 63
Mercury Make and Break Connections for Induction Coils 187
Merry-Go-Round, How to Build 359
Merry-Go-Round Swing. How to Make 131
Merry-Go-Round Thriller 209
Merry-Go-Round Whirl on Ice 380
Metal Coverings for Leather Hinges 41
Metal Inkstand, Ornamental 315
Metal, Melting in the Flame of a Match 449
Metal, Pierced, Letter Holder of 294
Metal, Sheet, Sawing 291
Metal, Sheet, To Lubricate 69
Metal, Thin Sheet, Cutting Circular Holes in 35
Metal Whisk Broom Holder 221
Metals, Soft, How to File 406
Metals, Use of Kerosene In Polishing 364
Mice and Rats, Killing 293
Micrometer, Homemade 130
Microscope, Homemade 433
Microscope, Small, How to Make 408
Microscope without a Lens 76
Minnow Trap, How to Make 390
Mirror, Experiments with 434
Model Aeroplanes. Equilibrator for 11
Model Steam Engine 1
Model, Steamboat 216
Model Work, Gasoline Burner for 55
Model Work, Gear for 225
Model Work, Three Way Cock for 50
Mold, Removing from Wallpaper 320
Monoplane Weather Vane 390
Moon, New, photographing 174
Motor, Battery, Controller and Reverse for 72
Motor, Battery, Reversing 405
Motor, Electric 214, 345, 395. 401
Motor, Reversing 105
Motor, Single Phase Induction 124
Motor, Small, Controller for 42
Motor, Small, How to Make 428
Motor, Water 66, 311
Motorcycle Drives Washing Machine 219
Motors, Small, Finding Horsepower of 238
Mouse Trap 112, 198, 293, 395, 450
Music Cabinet, How to Make 77
Music, Furnace, To Transmit to a Distance 107

N
Nail Holes, Filling 85
Nail, To Hang Heavy Things on 323
Nails, Iron Shingle, Life of 244
Necktie Holder, Homemade 369
Negatives. Broken, Restoring 377
Nickel, Polish for 112
Nostril, Child's, Removing Button from 237
Nut Cracking Block 290
Nuts, Tightening 155
Nutshell Photograph Novelty 24

O
Oak, Fuming of 196
Optical Illusion 74, 99, 130, 183, 206, 348, 364
Optical Top 69
Ornaments, Christmas Tree, Repairing 11

P
Packing, Cut from Felt Hats 207
Paint Brushes, Care of 267
Paint, Cause of Sagging 340
Paint for Lettering on a Dark Ground 170
Paint, Old, Removing 396
Paint, Sealing Up 363
Painting an Automobile 357
Painting Over Putty 136
Painting Yellow Pine 151
Paints, To Prevent from Crawling 55
Paints - Water Color Box 257
Pan, Baking 13
Paper Aeroplane, How to Make 329
Paper Bag, Tying to Make a Handle 10
Paper Bags, Use for 19
Paper Boat, How to Make 321
Paper, Gummed, Substitute for 315
Paper, Smoothing after Erasing 29
Paper, To Remove from Stamps 234
Paper under an Inverted Bottle, Withdrawing 33
Parachutes and Darts, Toy 352
Paraffin Wire, How to 161
Pen, Fountain, Ordinary Pen used as 450, 454
Pen, Fountain, Used as a Ruler 319
Pen, Steel, Used in Ink Bottle Cork 117
Pencil, Carpenter's, Lettering with 306
Pens, Corrosion of, Preventing 257
Pens, Leaking Fountain, Remedy for 390
"Pepper's Ghost" Illusion, Miniature 52
Percolator, Plant Food 258
Perfume Making Outfit 363
Phoneidoscope 407
Phonograph Experiment 105
Phonograph, Homemade 289
Phonograph Horn, Paper, How to Make 71
Phonograph Music, To Transmit to a Distance 107
Phonograph Record Cabinet 79, 433
Phonograph Reproducer, Relieving Weight of 245
Phonograph Spring. Broken, Repairing 316
Phonograph, Steadying 214
Phonograph, Thorns Used as Needles on 453
Photograph Letters, Spelling Names with 232
Photograph Mounts, Rough AIligator 424
Photograph Novelty, Nutshell 24
Photograph of a Clown Face 180
Photograph Postcards, Drying 453
Photograph Print Washing Tank 136
Photograph Printed on a Leaf 362
Photograph Prints, Drying Flat 38
Photograph Prints, Drying Without Curling 425
Photograph Prints, Mounting on Glass 231
Photograph Prints, Stretcher for Drying 275
Photographic Jig-Saw Puzzle 361
Photographing a Man in a Bottle 74
Photographing Lightning 124, 176
Photographing the New Moon 174
Photographing the North Star 443
Photographs, Freak, Making of 110, 440
Photographs, How to Mail 312
Photographs in Relief Easily Made 431
Photographs, Mounting in Plaster Plaques 287
Photographs on Watch Dials, Making 386
Photographs. To Print on Silk 396
Photography - Background Frame, Take Down, How to Make 156
Photography - Changing Bag for Plate Holders 212
Photography - Copying Stand 149
Photography - Darkroom Lantern, How to Make 340
Photography - Darkroom, Small, Building 26
Photography - Developing Box, How to Make 220
Photography - Developing Tray 269
Photography - Developing Tray, Cracked, Repairing 260
Photography - Duplicator for Box Cameras 363
Photography - Enlarging from Life in the Camera 111, 117
Photography - Film Negatives, How to Keep 194
Photography - Film Washing Trough 331
Photography - Films, Drying 412
Photography - Films, Frame for Drying 446
Photography-Green Prints, Paper That Makes 157
Photography-Kits for the Camera 159
Photography-Negative Washer, Adjustable, How to Make 143
Photography-Negatives, Broken, Restoring 377
Photography-Paper Stuck to Negative, To Remove 250
Photography-Pictures, Four, on One Plate 46
Photography-Printing Frame Stand 123
Photography-Prints, Overexposed Developing, Saving 16
Photography-Proofs, Making before Negative Dries 33
Photography-Ray Filter, Substitute for 120
Photography-Toning Blue On Bromide and Platinum 31
Photography-Tripod Holder, Homemade 284
Piano, Electric, How to Make 247
Picture Frame, Etched Copper, How to Make 414
Pies, Removing from Pans 275
Pin Ball, How to Make 314
Pine, Yellow, Painting 151
Pipe and Fittings, Hand Car Made of 440
Pipe and Fittings, Hand Sled Made of 305
Pipe Fittings, Bench Lathe Made of 316
Pipe Fittings, Uses for 61
Pipe, Gas, and Fittings, Steam Engine Made from 184
Pipe Rack, Bent Iron 305
Planing Octagonal Wood Pieces, Block for 293
Plant Food Percolator 258
Plaques, Photo Silhouette Brass 217
Plaques, Plaster, Mounting Photos in 287
Plaster of Paris, How to Mix 110
Plaster, Porous, Removing 41
Plate Lifter, Hot 318
Plug, Electric, How to Make 430
Plug, Emergency, Faucet Used as 343
Plug, Fitting in Different Shaped Holes 122
Plumb-Bob Line, Adjusting 229
Pocket Lamp, Homemade 149
Pockets for Spools of Thread 13
Polish, Aluminum 428
Polish for Nickel 112
Polish, Stove 133, 252
Polisher, Floor 10, 350
Polishing Cloths for Silver 32
Polishing Flat Surfaces 229
Polishing Metals, Use of Kerosene in 364
Porch Swing Chair 128
Portfolio, How to Make 225
Portieres, Japanese, How to Make 265
Postcar Holder, How to Make 363
Postcard Projector, Electric 195
Postcard Rack 25
Postcards, Photograph 453
Postcards, Unreadable, Key Card for Writing 35
Pot Cover, Closet 16
Pot Covers, Homemade 297
Pottery Kiln, Homemade 62
Poultry, Feed Box for 292
Poultry Feeder, Alarm Clock 79
Powder, to Explode with Electricity 53
Propelling Vehicle, How to Make 402
Pulley, Grooved, Made from Sheet Tin 412
Pump, Rotary, How to Make 81
Punch. Piercing, for Brass 19
Punching Bag Platform, Adjustable 267
Punt, Homemade 123
Purse, Coin, How to Make 354
Putty, Blacking 376
Putty for Iron Castings 269
Putty Grinder 191
Putty, Painting over 136
Putty, To Preserve 121
Puzzle, Checker Board 189, 233
Puzzle, Dovetail Joint 236
Puzzle, Photographic Jig Saw 361
Puzzle, Wire 378
Pyro-Carving, Library Set in 407

Q
Quartz Electrodes Used in Receiving Wireless Messages 170
Querl, Versatile 28
Quilting Frames, Folding 258

R
Rabbit Trap, Homemade 233
Rabbit Trap, Self Setting, How to Make 158
Rabbits, Trap for 395
Rack, Bent Iron Pipe 305
Rack, Clothes 14
Rack, Cup and Saucer 105
Rack for Displaying Coins 220
Rack, Postcard 25
Rack, Shoe 146
Radium Affects Glass 116
Rain Gauge, How to Make 64
Rat Exterminator, Electric 358
Rat Traps 290, 395
Rats and Mice, Killing 293
Rats, Keeping from a Chicken Coop 352
Ray Filter, Substitute for 120
Reel, Kite 156
Relay Made from an Electric Bell 94
Rheostat, Battery 80, 445
Rheostat, Lead Pencil, How to Make 145
Rheostat, Water 78
Rheostat, Water, How to Make 43
Ring, Finger, How to Make 39
Ring, Tight Fitting, Removing from Finger 361
Roller Coaster Illusion 293
Roller Skates, Homemade 386
Rope Grills, How to Make 277
Rubber Bands in Kite Balancing Strings 270
Rubber Stamps, How to Make 393
Rubber Tip for Chair Legs 229
Rule and Hammer, Experiment with 106
Ruler, Fountain Pen Used as 319

S
Sack Trick 251
Sail, To Attach to a Bicycle 425
Sailomobile, How to Make 326, 415
Sails, Boat, Revolving a Wheel with 152
Sails for Skaters 381
Salad Dressing, Aid in Mixing 16
Sandpaper, To Keep from Slipping 376
Saw, Bracket, How to Make 42
Saw, Homemade Scroll 11
Sawing Sheet Metal 389
Scissors, Removing from a Card 175
Scissors, Sharpening 419
Sconce, How to Make 325
Scoop, Shot 230
Screen, Fire, How to Make 82
Screw, Tightening with Lead 233
Screws, Inserting in Hardwood 318
Screws, Wood, Lubricant for 137
Sealing Wax Bent While Cold 61
Sealing Wax Hatpins, How to Make 175
Seals, Clear Wax Impressions from 450
Searchlight, Self Lighting Arc 9
Searchlight, Small, How to Make 336
Seat, Rustic 441
Settee, Homemade 385
Sewing Bag, How to Make 386
Sewing Machine, Old Wood Turning Lathe Made Out of 403
Screw, To Hold on a Screwdriver 337
Scroll Saw, Homemade 11
Shade, Candle, How to Make 191
Shade, Fastening to a Roller 413
Shade Holder Bracket for a Gas Jet 419
Shaving Mug, Traveler's 9
Shelf Arrangement, Convenient 413
Shelf, Mission Bracket 39
Shelf, Turn Down, for a Small Space 144
Shelf, Window, for Flower Pots 292
Shellac Gum, Dissolving 124
Shocking Machine, Homemade 139
Shoe Horn, Substitute 25
Shoe Rack, Homemade 146
Shoe Scraper 413
Shoes, Skating, How to Make 158
Shoes, White, Cleaner for 239
Shoestring Watch Fob, How to Weave 285
Shot Scoop 230
Shower Bath, Homemade 15
Signals, Covering with Gold Leaf 189
Signals for Fishing Through Ice 10, 380
Silhouette Brass Plaques, Making 217
Silhouettes, How to Make 68
Silk, To Print Photographs on 396
Silver, Cleaning 305, 344
Silver Plating Outfit, Small, To Make 360
Silver, Polishing Cloths for 32
Sink or Bathtub Stopper, Substitute 429
Sizing a Threaded Hole 295
Skate Sharpener, Pocket, How to Make 166
Skater, Winged 381
Skates, Ice, Hollow Grinding 231
Skates, Roller, How to Make 386
Skates, Sharpening with a File 306
Skating Shoes, How to Make 158
Ski, Norwegian 384
Skidoo-Skidee Trick, Scientific Explanation of 162
Skis and Ski-Toboggans, Making 3
Sled, Barrel Stave 383
Sled, Bicycle 157
Sled, Bicycle Coasting, How to Make 231
Sled, Hand, Made of Pipe and Fittings 305
Sled, Toboggan, How to Make 44, 384
Sled, Yankee 408
Sleds, Coaster, Rocker Blocks on 223
Sleeve Bands, Bicycle Trouser Guards as 283



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