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 a steam engine from scratch, with some of the others following in due course – BUT NOT ALL – although some drawings, dimensions and images may well be a little unclear.  To get around that, […]