Making Simple Model Steam EnginesHardback
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- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Format: Hardback | 192 pages
- Dimensions: 192mm x 246mm x 20mm | 640g
- Publication date: 31 March 2006
- Publication City/Country: Ramsbury
- ISBN 10: 1861267738
- ISBN 13: 9781861267733
- Illustrations note: 192 black & white photographs and drawings
- Sales rank: 39,888
In this book, long-time model maker Stan Bray describes the construction of a range of uncomplicated miniature steam engines, for construction by the model engineer. Single-acting oscillator to more sophisticated twin-cylinder double-acting engines are described as well as the construction of a range of boilers. The final project brings together engine and boiler into a simple steam railway locomotive. Full drawings in both metric and imperial formats are included. Every project in this book can be completed with a minimum of workshop tools, and they are a perfect way into model engineering for the uninitiated, and the ideal relaxation for the more experienced engineer.
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Stan Bray is a model engineer of long experience. He is founder and former editor of Model Engineer's Workshop, former editor of Engineering in Miniature and Associate Editor of Model Engineer. He has written many books, including Metalworking - Tools and Techniques and Milling for Crowood.
A highly illustrated, step-by-step guide to constructing a range of simple model steam engines, aimed at both beginners and the more experienced.