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Tip: Using a microwave oven to dry watercolor paintings may harm the oven.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1989 (v.6#8) pg. 11

Castered microwave cart is 2x3x2-ft. with an opening for the oven, a storage shelf beneath, and a work surface on top. Est. cost: $60.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. 80

Space-saving spots for your microwave oven in the kitchen. Photos illustrate 6 locations. Construction plans available.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1983 (v.61#11) pg. 130

Roll-about microwave cart has three shelves for holding cooking supplies. Est. cost: $66.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1987 (v.65#7) pg. 82, 133

Wall-hung cabinet for a microwave features a sloping-front design that matches the upper storage cabinet to existing cupboard depth, but widens out to support a microwave.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1987 (v.10#4) pg. 36

Roll around cabinet for a microwave oven. Plywood case is fitted with a large storage drawer and two frame-and-panel doors. Overall dimensions: 32" tall, 26" wide, 22" deep.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1989 (v.12#4) pg. 16

Servicing microwave ovens. Part 1. Safety guidelines, discharging the high-voltage capacitor, and causes of common problems.
ELECTRONICS NOW Aug 1997 (v.68#8) pg. 28

Servicing microwave ovens. Part 2. Basics behind microwave cooking, the magnetron, and microwave-oven electronics.
ELECTRONICS NOW Sep 1997 (v.68#9) pg. 24

Servicing microwave ovens. Part 3. Practical troubleshooting and repairing.
ELECTRONICS NOW Oct 1997 (v.68#10) pg. 29

Five options for incorporating a microwave into your kitchen.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #206 Feb 1980 (v.30#2) pg. 52

Five ways to make room for a microwave without remodeling your kitchen. (1) Corner cabinet. (2) Build into a wall. (3) Modify a pantry. (4) Tuck into existing cabinet. (5) Hang underneath a cabinet.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #270 Jul-Aug 1986 (v.36#6) pg. 40

Cook's assistant. A roll-around microwave stand also features a 3-bottle wine rack, mug rack, stemware rack, pull-out shelf under the microwave, and two storage shelves. Overall dimentions: 62" tall, 30" wide, 20" deep. Built of oak and oak plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #277 Mar 1987 (v.37#3) pg. 80

How to determine if ceramic dishes are safe to use in a microwave oven.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #277 Mar 1987 (v.37#3) pg. 102

Tip on removing dried-on food from the inside of a microwave oven.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #312 Oct 1990 (v.40#9) pg. 86

How to install a combination microwave oven and exhaust hood over a kitchen range.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #315 Feb 1991 (v.41#2) pg. 48

How to eliminate odors in a microwave oven.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #329 Jun 1992 (v.42#6) pg. 87

Service tip for a microwave oven that stopped working after being installed in a new enclosure.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #364 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.46#1) pg. 91

Tip on installing a microwave oven so that it is flush with the front of the kitchen cabinet.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #112 Oct-Nov 1997 pg. 32

A look at what's available in today's microwave ovens. Includes tips to help get the most from a unit.
HOME MECHANIX #804 Apr 1996 (v.92) pg. 45

Buyer's guide to microwave ovens. What to look for in size, features, etc.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1989 (v.14#8) pg. 54

Microwave ovens: How they work, how to select one and tips on installation.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #7 Fall 1977 (v.2#3) pg. 100

Guide to buying and repairing major appliances. What to look for, understanding the energy-guide label, what to do before calling the repairman, and repairs you can make.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #676 Aug 1984 (v.80) pg. 55

Microwave ovens for the home. How they work and what to look for in selecting one.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1976 (v.10#1) pg. 39

Tip: Correct technique to prepare and repaint the inside of a microwave oven.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1981 (v.155#1) pg. 22

Tip on softening food splatters inside a microwave oven.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1988 (v.165#2) pg. 128

Facts you should know about microwave ovens before you buy one. Includes plans to build a low-cost meter to spot microwave leakage.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1973 (v.202#2) pg. 79

Troubleshooting and repair of electric ovens (microwave, convection, or combination).
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1984 (v.224#6) pg. 126

Schematic and discussion of how the Texas Instrument TMS1100 8-bit microprocessor is used to control a microwave oven.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1978 (v.49#9) pg. 78

Microanalyzer. How microwave ovens work and how to check all of the critical parts using this Microanalyzer project. Est. cost: $200.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1991 (v.62#9) pg. 47

How microwave ovens cook with "cold heat".
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Oct 1970 (v.41#10) pg. 49

The secret of a microwave oven's rapid cooking action is disclosed.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Feb 1987 (v.256#2) pg. 134

The kitchen as a laboratory. (1) Determining the best way to produce a souffle using a thermocouple. (2) Understanding how a microwave oven functions can help in the preparation of a "Frozen Florida" (an inverted "Baked Alaska").
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Apr 1994 (v.270#4) pg. 120

Tips on safety and health considerations when dyeing fiber using a microwave oven.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1989 (v.13#3) pg. 4

Tip: How to build-in a microwave.
SUNSET Nov 1980 (v.165#5) pg. 159

Roll-around cart for a microwave oven may also be used as an all-around utility or serving cart. Features three shelves and two drop-leaves. Built entirely from wood.
WOODSMITH #23 Sep 1982 pg. 8

Microwave cart of contemporary European design. Features knock-down construction, slatted shelves, drop-down shelf, etc. Overall dimensions: 20" deep, 29" wide, 46" tall.
WOODSMITH #54 Dec 1987 pg. 4

Roll-around cart for a microwave oven also includes three storage shelves, one of which doubles as a butcher-block cutting board. Overall dimensions: 30" wide, 24" deep, 52" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1986 (v.10#2) pg. 38

How to install a separate electrical circuit for your microwave oven.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1988 (v.44#5) pg. 37
Added Info WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1988 (v.44#6) pg. 6
Added Info WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1989 (v.45#1) pg. 6