My Library - Magazine Articles By Carl A. Traub

A Model Water Tower

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1982-10
Page:
86
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how to build one of these towers. The article includes scaled drawings, prototype photos, and some construction diagrams.

ABC's of Cutting Threads

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1978-01
Page:
84
Category:
Tools
Description:
This article describes tap sizes and specifications, drills, trap wrenches, how to tap a hole, lubricants, how to deal with tap breakage, and dies. Includes lots of photos.

Simple Punches for Modelers

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1977-06
Page:
64
Category:
Tools
Description:
This one-page article describes how the author made some punches from a nail.

The ABC's of Drilling

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1977-11
Page:
70
Category:
Tools
Description:
This article covers drill bits, how to sharpen them, using drilling equipment, thoughts about drilling speeds, holding the work, and finally the actual act of drilling and lubrication.