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Walking beam Stirling engine kit





This is a unusual kit of parts and templates the enables you to build a working walking
beam Stirling engine out of cardboard. You'll need some thick corrugated cardboard,
hot melt glue, clear tape and some basic tools, but the rest is provided. You could also
make this kit out of thin plywood. Fun easy kit for all!  A quick and cheap to build
stirling engine, ideal introduction to building stirling engines. Printed instructions included.

You can view the assembly instructions online at this page, if you'd like to see what's
involved in building this engine

Tools needed : Materials needed:
 
  • Wire cutters/pliers
  • Small flat head screwdriver
  • Scissors
  • Hot melt glue gun
  • Bradawl/ Awl
 
  • Thick corrugated cardboard
  • Glue sticks.
  • Clear tape.


Click here to buy the kit ( you will be redirected to ebay).

The engine made from cardboard :

YouTube Video


The engine made from 4mm ply.

YouTube Video


How to add an LED generator to the model:

YouTube Video