CHIMNEY
01-May-15
01-May-15
Purpleheart & Mulberry
2 pieces
Front door view & rear view showing exhaust blower
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WHISTLE; PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE; LUBRICATING SYSTEM
02-Jul-15
26-Jul-15
Mulberry & Hawthorn;
Yew, Hawthorn, Purpleheart, Metal Spring & Brass Bolt;
Hawthorn, Yew & Metal Springs
49 pieces
Viewed from side & top
Traction Engine Project - Detailed Construction:
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SMOKE BOX
20-Apr-15
29-Apr-15
Hawthorn, Oak & Yew
75 pieces
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FRONT PERCH
11-Apr-15
17-Apr-15
Hawthorn & Yew
16 pieces
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BACK WHEELS
24-Mar-15
06-Apr-15
Hawthorn, Mahogany, Yew, Laburnum & Oak
499 pieces
Spokes made from solid, using milling machine
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FRONT WHEELS
10-Mar-15
23-Mar-15
Hawthorn & Yew
129 pieces
Spokes made from solid, using milling machine
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REGULATOR CHEST
02-Jul-15
26-Jul-15
Hawthorn & Yew
26 pieces
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CYLINDER BLOCK
02-Jul-15
04-Jul-15
Hawthorn, Yew, Corian® Liner, Brass Threaded Inserts
21 pieces
CONNECTING ROD
04-Jul-15
06-Jul-15
Hawthorn
15 pieces
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REGULATOR HANDLE
06-Jul-15
08-Jul-15
Hawthorn & Yew
4 pieces
Nameplate "Swallow 2015" added (2 pieces). Swallows watching as
Traction Engine made during 2015. Now on second brood, 5 chicks.
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MOTION PLATE; PISTON; WEIGHT SHAFT LINKAGE
02-Jul-15
12-Jul-15
Hawthorn & Yew; Corian®, Hawthorn & Yew; Hawthorn & Yew
87 pieces
VALVE CHEST
02-Jul-15
18-Jul-15
Hawthorn & Yew
19 pieces
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STEERING; DAMPER
23-Jun-15
30-Jun-15
Hawthorn, Yew, Holly & Metal Chain; Hawthorn
38 pieces
BRAKE; WATER PUMP
As above
Holly & Mahogany; Hawthorn & Yew
60 pieces
Holly Brake Band, Mahogany Brake Blocks
REVERSE ANGLE
As above
As above
Shaft details
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TENDER - ACCESS SIDE
16-Jun-15
22-Jun-15
Yew & Hawthorn
165 pieces
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TENDER - BRAKE SIDE
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CRANK SHAFT; FLYWHEEL; SECOND & THIRD DRIVE SHAFTS
09-Jun-15
16-Jun-15
Hawthorn; Oak; Hawthorn
43 pieces
Rear view / Top view
Flywheel contains 220gm of Lead for momentum, total weight of
Flywheel is 300gm
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HORN PLATE; BEARINGS
05-Jun-15
08-Jun-15
Oak; Yew & Hawthorn
128 pieces
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BOILER; FIRE BOX DOOR; WATER GAUGE
20-May-15
23-May-15
Oak; Hawthorn; Hawthorn, Yew & Plastic
49 pieces
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BOILER - ASH PAN & GRATE
26-May-15
28-May-15
Oak
44 pieces
Fits underneath Fire Box
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GEAR CUTTING JIG // SWALLOW NEST
05-Jun-15
Oak
Purpose made index plate, router clamped in compound vice, then
mounted on lathe. 2 adult swallows with 5 chicks in nest above
lathe.
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REAR AXLE - WINDING DRUM; DRIVE GEAR; BRAKE DRUM
30-May-15
05-Jun-15
Elm & Hawthorn; Oak; Elm
14 pieces
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BOILER SMOKE PIPES
17-May-15
20-May-15
Hawthorn, Oak & Yew
13 pieces
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FIRE BOX
03-May-15
16-May-15
Oak & Yew
157 pieces
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Stage 6
891 pieces
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Stage 3
719 pieces
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Stage 1
129 pieces
Stage 2
628 pieces
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Stage 4
721 pieces
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Stage 5
878 pieces
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Stage 7
984 pieces
Stage 8
998 pieces
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Stage 9
1126 pieces
Stage 10
1169 pieces
Stage 10
Reverse Angle
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Stage 11
1334 pieces
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Stage 12
1432 pieces
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Stage 13
1474 pieces
Stage 14
1580 pieces
Click here for Swallows
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Stage 15
1655 pieces
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Stage 15
Reverse Angle
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