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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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xx   HOIST

How to experiment with blocks and tackle in lifting heavy weights.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1976 (v.66#11) pg. 47

Heave ho. Pulleys, levers and come-alongs give you the strength of twenty. Tips on selecting and using block and tackle, chain hoist, pulleys, etc.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1990 (v.13#11) pg. 24

Tip: Use a rope and pulley attached to an extension ladder to raise bundles of shingles up to your roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #287 Mar 1988 (v.38#3) pg. 89

Wooden boom and block and tackle are used to raise heavy beams single-handedly.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #6 Dec 1981-Jan 1982 pg. 8

How to rig basic block-and-tackle arrangements.
HANDY ANDY Jul 1980 (v.4#9) pg. 46

Various block-and-tackle arrangements are illustrated. Includes tips on making your own blocks which are stropped with a rope grommet.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #21 May 1973 pg. 40

Technique for rigging a pulley-and-rope to move 5-gallon buckets of debris from upper stories to the back of a pickup truck.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1997 (v.25#5) pg. 18

Handy-billy tackle, a general purpose tackle for use when no winch is available, is used to haul out a boat from the water, snug up halyards, break out stubborn anchors, etc.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #61 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 80

How to make a "handy billy", a stout little block-and-tackle. Details and proportions given for (1) round block and (2) fiddle block.
WOODENBOAT #41 Jul-Aug 1981 pg. 58

Inside the wood block: a maintenance guide. How to disassemble and clean the inside of wooden blocks.
WOODENBOAT #50 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 67

A guide to block selection.
WOODENBOAT #83 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 93