Silver Soldering for Beginners

  Silver Soldering for Beginners is relatively straight forward. Silver solder, when applied to a really hot piece of unclean (metal) copper, brass or steel, will just form a blob and will not penetrate where it’s needed, that way not bonding two metal parts together, and when cold it is relatively easily removed. It needs […]

How to Build a Steam Engine from Scratch

For this page of our blog we’ll be using the first chapter from Dad’s book on how to build his steam engine, with others following in due course, although some drawings, dimensions and images may well be left out or unclear – got to get some book-sales somehow… Links will be left at the end […]

Model Steam Engines For Beginners

Model Steam Engines For Beginners   Our intention is to bring complete beginners into the world of model engineering with this Model Steam Engines for Beginners post, to plant a seed using model engines, to allow curious minds to develop and explore how things work and at the same time entice them into the fascinating […]