Double Acting Oscillating Engine

December 31, 2016 Nigel 0

This engine started when I bought the Warco WM240b and I wanted something substantial to make and the idea of a large rather agricultural oscillating engine popped into my head. The original intention was that [more…]

Plans for New Models

October 23, 2016 Nigel 0

Autumn is here and it is time to plan for a model to make over winter. Lots of weekends and cold dark evenings in the workshop. So lets have a look at the different plans, [more…]

Stuart 10V

October 2, 2016 Nigel 0

I made this model from castings over 35 years ago when I was 14. Most of the machining was done on a Unimat 3 lathe and milling machine. The Unimat 3 is a tiny lathe [more…]

Wood & Metal Beam Engine

September 18, 2016 Nigel 0

I designed and built this engine with an intent on making it aesthetically pleasing. The engine was designed as I went, nothing that new there for me, and the whole build was described in our [more…]

Beer and Steam Engines

September 10, 2016 Nigel 0

Carlsberg brewery, beer tasting and a stationary steam engine added in for good measure – just how perfect could a day get? This vertical steam engine sits in the museum at the Carlsberg brewery and [more…]