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Description of an attempt to replace the crosshairs in an antique filar micrometer using spider silk.
ASTRONOMY Jan 1987 (v.15#1) pg. 28
Added Info ASTRONOMY May 1987 (v.15#5) pg. 36

Shop made woodworker's micrometer (accurate to 1/256") is built around an ordinary bolt and coupling nut.
FINE WOODWORKING #89 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 18

Teaching aid for learning to read a micrometer. Question card cannot be withdrawn from a wooden box until the correct answer is selected.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Nov 1979 (v.68#8) pg. 56

All about micrometers. Techniques for using them in the home workshop.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #520 Sep 1971 (v.67) pg. 95

Slip-on attachment placed on a 1" to 2" micrometer will allow readings from zero.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1966 (v.125#3) pg. 195

Wooden stand holds a micrometer firmly so that both hands are free to measure the item.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1976 (v.146#5) pg. 56

How to enlarge your micrometer to read larger spans. By bolting a 1" micrometer on a vernier caliper you create a tool accurate to .001" and increase the capacity of the micrometer by four times.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1979 (v.151#4) pg. 52

Four accessories for the metalworker. (1) Technique for distortion-free ring turning. (2) Micrometer range doubler. (3) Machining sphere-shaped work pieces on a lathe using this setback toolholder. (4) Lathe hand crank.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1985 (v.162#5) pg. 118

How to use the outside micrometer.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1978 (v.213#6) pg. 152

Precision measurements for the car restorer. Part 2. Micrometer caliper.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #216 Jul 1994 (v.18#12) pg. 26

Precision measurements for the car restorer. Part 3. Special automotive micrometers and the dial caliper.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #217 Aug 1994 (v.19#1) pg. 17

Operating principles of an amateur-built wire micrometer measuring engine for making accurate measurements on astronomical photographs.
SKY & TELESCOPE Sep 1987 (v.74#3) pg. 310