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MJSA Article & Video Library

MJSA articles have tackled topics that range from designing around a fancy-cut stone to casting with stones in place; from quirky bench tool modifications to modern tooling processes. Our library enables you to easily find them—nearly 2,000 in all. MJSA members can read many of them online, in their entirety, or they can order free PDFs of any article in the MJSA Bookstore. (Non-members can also order PDF articles in the bookstore, for a fee of $5 per page.)


Search for Online Articles by Keyword

MJSA members have exclusive access to a range of online articles and videos. Simply type in a desired topic, title, author, or any keyword, and our search engine will display the relevant articles for your review. To view any article or video, members must enter their MJSA IDs and passwords. For assistance, please e-mail MJSA Customer Service Manager Betty Costa.


View Online Articles by Popular Categories

Below are some of the most popular categories of articles in our library. Click on any link to view an alphabetical list of the related articles.

Bench Work  •  Business Insights  •  Buyer’s Tips

CAD/CAM  •  Casting  •  Custom Design

Design Insights  •  Metal Techniques  •  Metal Recovery 

Sales & Marketing  •  Subcontracting Tips  •  Welding


Order PDF Articles

The MJSA Bookstore enables easy searches for hundreds of articles published in MJSA various publications. The articles are available as PDF documents only, which will be e-mailed once the order is processed. To purchase any article, visitors will first be asked to create an account. MJSA members should do so by entering their association-generated login codes and passwords; this will ensure they can order articles at no charge.

To enter the MJSA Bookstore and begin shopping, click here.

For assistance, please e-mail MJSA directly or call the member services department at 1-800-444-6572.


MJSA Advantage

MJSA members can order back articles for free, as well as access exclusive online articles.