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This engine is powered with compressed air [Project]
posted January 11 2012 9:42.15 by Giorgos Lazaridis

Matthias posted a new version of his old wooden 1985 air engine model. The original engine was made our of solid maple mainly, which warped after some years and he had to sand some pieces to make it function again. The new engine has many parts made from balric birch plywood. The piston is a rectangular wooden piece moved with air guided through rotary valves. The valves are moved with a secondary shaft from the flywheel. Watch the following video to see how the engines work and how it is made:

[Link: woodgears.ca]
Tags: model   wood   mechanical   

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