Engineering in Miniature Magazine - Database and Index of Published Article

On this page you will find a consolidated index of issues from 1979 to 2014 that is Volumes 1 to 36. The databases have been built up based on the material provided by Chris Orchard, who maintains the source data. If anyone has updated material that they wish to include, please email me at the address below. The magazine is an almost limitless source of construction articles and techniques in building railway models, clocks, jigs, gear cutting, lathe and milling techniques and the machining and making of workshop tools..

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Volume Year Issue Page Author Subject Title
1 1980 11 312 A.I. Timmins Horology Gearcutting Methods for Clockmakers
 An full index of Model Engineer Workshop Magazine is available here
An full index of Model Engineering Magazine is available here 
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Created 20-21st April, 2002
Modified 16th Dec, 2004 to include additional index material
Modified 21st October, 2005 (Trafalgar Day) Fixed import errors on original database.
The 16th Dec, 2004 update resulted in truncated fields and missing entries.
Modified 21st February, 2006 to fix the "Order Using" Selection (Vol was failing) and to add 2006 data.
Modified 8th March, 2008 to fix a bug that stopped Firefox browsers working properly and added 2007 data
Modified 11th January, 2009 to fix bug when seaching with an apostrophe in the search criteria, e.g. Hielan' Lassie.
Update 6th June 2009 (D-Day) to include Vol 201
Update 11th March 2011 to add vol 205 (2010)
10th January 2015. Finally back on line after porting the site to break away from MS ASP/.NET to PHP and updated all the databases.