1947 Woodson Reversing Steam Engine Project

Project started April 11, 2008


Click picture above for the plans.

Click here! Lost Foam


Here are some castings cut from the runners and cleaned up.
The bars are stock for the main bearings.

Here are some finished parts.

The base has 18 tapped holes. The mounting holes haven't been done yet.

Here is the standard ready for assembly.

Top end parts are finished. May 8, 2008

Here is the bottom end all put together. May 10, 2008

1/8" thick steel was soft soldered to a heavier piece of steel.
Be sure to have both pieces completely tinned! May 16, 2008

Then it was milled and drilled in the Haas. May 16, 2008

Machining the eccentric. Click Here!

Here are photos of the finished engine.












See it run on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5x82mEiH7_k