Model Making Style

Whippet Cooling Tank

I posted a picture of the undercoated cooling tank and received a comment that this didn’t appear to fit with my other work. This made me wonder if there is a model making style and do I have a style? The question was raised as I was sent this engine to review and I started … Read more

Piston – Single Valve Poppet Engine

engine crankcase, crank and cylinder

This is the initial process of machining the piston for my single cylinder poppet valve engine. This piston is being machined out of cast iron, I can hear the screams of how heavy this will be and the resultant vibration when the engine is running. However, a cast iron piston and liner is one of … Read more