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 […]

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) […]

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, […]