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Posted in thread: Every Boy His Own Manufacturer on 01-15-2017 at 12:57 AM
I just ran across this book on-line and thought that I'd pass it along.Every Boy His Own
Manufacturer; published in 1872https://archive.org/details/everyboyhisownma00roorPages 28-32
"How to make an os...
Posted in thread: Converted Model Airplane engine to run on air on 01-07-2017 at 01:35 AM
Here is a video clip of it running, the uni-flow design of this engine creates an interesting
Posted in thread: Converted Model Airplane engine to run on air on 01-07-2017 at 01:30 AM
I just finished this project. I've seen videos of weed eater engines converted to run on steam
or compressed air. I had this old model airplane engine just lying around and decided to give
it a try. I...
Posted in thread: How to Make a Cheap Model Locomotive on 12-30-2016 at 05:46 AM
Here is another steam project from Beeton's Boys' Annual for 1869. Like the Model Steamboat
plans from that same volume; I think that this project could benefit from a little
Posted in thread: How to make a Model Steamboat on 12-19-2016 at 05:32 AM
I recently purchased a copy of Beeton's Boy's Annual for 1869 and found this set of plans in it
and thought that I'd pass them along. The steam engine is quite interesting and I've made a
Posted in thread: Scraps and Solder Become an Engine on 12-17-2016 at 02:54 PM
I dug around my files and found this sketch I had done while modifying the plans to suit the
materials I had on hand.Hopefully everything is legible and clear.
Posted in thread: Clarence, a Clapper Engine on 12-16-2016 at 12:37 AM
Video of the engine running. Unfortunately the quality of this video clip makes it appear that
the engine starts and stops, when in fact it is running
Posted in thread: Clarence, a Clapper Engine on 12-16-2016 at 12:28 AM
This is an engine that my grandfather and I worked on. Based on the plans "Clarence, a Clapper
Engine." We adapted the plans to use materials we had on hand.
Posted in thread: Tappet/Clapper Valve steam engine on 12-16-2016 at 12:24 AM
This is our version of the clapper valve engine using materials we had on hand.
Posted in thread: Scraps and Solder Become an Engine on 12-15-2016 at 11:30 PM
I adapted the plans to utilize materials I had on hand. I drilled and tapped to attach parts
together rather than use solder to secure the parts and pieces together as per the plans. The
flywheel was ...