Bouland Motors 1/3rd scale cosworth DFV

1/3rd Scale Cosworth DFV

November 12, 2020 Nigel 0

A 1/3rd Scale Cosworth DFV model engine by Bouland Motors It was December 2015 and Marcel Bouland, scale model engine enthusiast and collector decided to develop a fully working 1:3 scale Cosworth DFV engine. Many [more…]

Lantern frame offered up to engine

Lantern for Lamppost Engine

June 15, 2020 Nigel 4

Making a lantern for the lamppost engine. The lamppost engine has sat on display for years and gets run on compressed air every now and again. It was always designed to have a lantern on [more…]

annealing copper

Copper Boiler End Plate

November 23, 2019 Nigel 0

Making a copper boiler end plate with a mild steel pattern and firstly hammering the outer edge over. I made a mild steel pattern for the copper end plates to be formed over. The final [more…]

Bellcrank bracket

Transitional Engine Eccentric Bracket

November 16, 2019 Nigel 0

The transitional engine eccentric bracket supports the pivot for a bellcrank midway along the pushrod. This is the part in question, machined from mild steel with phosphor bronze inserts. As you can see, there were [more…]