How To Build A Steam Engine From Scratch – 6

  And now we come to the SADDLE of your Traction Engine PYRTE, a really simple part to make in the how to build a Traction Engine From Scratch series. The whole book can be found on Amazon THROUGH THIS LINK which covers the ebook at a minimal price and there is also a printed […]

How To Build A Steam Engine From Scratch — 5

Now we move onto THE CHIMNEY construction For the chimney, there are two options available to you. One is easy to produce but provides no way for the spent steam from the engine to be concealed as per normal traction engine fashion. For that reason, a steam tube needs to be attached to the rear […]

How To Build A Steam Engine From Scratch – 4

Continuing with How To Build A Steam Engine From Scratch, we move on to an easy part next.  The full book can be downloaded as a kindle ebook for a very small fee or a soft covered printed book is available which is a little more expensive owing to shipping costs and printing fees –  […]

How To Build a Steam Engine from Scratch – 3

How to Build A Steam Engine From Scratch — The Tender Construction The full book can be downloaded as a kindle ebook for a very small fee or a soft covered printed book is available which is a little more expensive owing to shipping costs and printing fees –  from here… And if you want […]

Steam Rally Planner

July to end of 2020 July  4/5 The Chickerell Steam and Vintage Show Moor Farm, Knights In The Bottom, Weymouth, Dorset. DT3 4EA. http://chickerellsteamshow.uk/ Contact through the website… http://chickerellsteamshow.uk/contact/ July  4/5 Chiltern Traction Engine Rally Honor End Lane, Prestwood, Bucks. HP16 9HQ http://www.chilterntractionengineclub.co.uk/ Tel:  07889 965604 Email:  m.biggerstaff014@btinternet.com July  4/5 Duncombe Park Steam Rally Duncombe […]

How To Build a Steam Engine From Scratch – 2

Build a Steam Engine From Scratch – featuring PYRTE The whole book can be found on Amazon THROUGH THIS LINK which covers the ebook at a minimal price and there is also a printed version with a soft cover costing a little more owing to printing and delivery charges.   Chapter Two is here – the […]

Free Plans for Model Steam Engines

For all you would-be machinists out there and experienced engineers as well, we have sourced many Free Plans for Model Steam Engines from around the internet. Some are beyond the scope of novice builders, like fully complete locomotives that take years to construct. Other simpler engines like wobblers (oscillating engines, whether steam or air-driven) can […]

Build Your Own Stirling Engine Kits

You want to build your own Stirling engine using kits? And whether you call them Stirling Engines, Atmospheric Engines or Hot Air Engines, there’s not much difference. Just to be awkward though, they have 4 different ways of working, but they are all on the same principle, some more efficient than others. Air is heated […]

How To Soften and Anneal Metal

An easy guide on how to soften and anneal metals To define the annealing process in simple terms means to remove any stresses and return material to a soft and workable state, ie. making it more malleable. This is especially so in metals that become work-hardened, like copper and brass, although brass can become very […]