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    "Pug" My First Engine

    OK I've bowed to the pressure so here's a few pics. The pics aren't brilliant so just bear in mind that I'm a truck driver, not a photographer nor a machinist. I'll get round to putting the engine on a suitable base when I find a decent piece of wood I've had the lathe about 2 years, I got it...
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    "Pug" My First Engine

    Thanks everyone. It is a good feeling when something new runs as it is supposed to. A sense of achievement I suppose. Anyway, ttrikalin, I got the plans from this very site, have a look in Downloads at the top left of the menu on this page and they are there. I'll definitely make another...
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    "Pug" My First Engine

    Well I finally got round to making a small engine, this is the result after months of lurking on this board and many hours spent reading and hopefully taking notice of the advice and comments. It was a nice easy build, bearing in mind that apart from using my lathe to make bits and pieces for...
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    A THREAD FOR LURKERS ONLY

    For me as a complete novice, it's difficult to come up with anything to offer as I've yet to build an engine or even start to build one, so until then, I'm not sure if anything can be done to make me participate more. Don't worry, when the time comes I'll not be afraid to stick my head above the...
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    A THREAD FOR LURKERS ONLY

    Guilty m'lud. I've been lurking here for a few months getting ideas and inspiration for when I try and make my first model engine. I've had a small lathe for just over a year now and use it for making bits and bobs for my classic motorbikes. As yet I don't own a mill nor do I have a vertical...
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