Wimshurst #7

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Project by Mork posted 02-26-2018 03:10 AM 1326 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the seventh Wimshurst Machine I have made. This one was commissioned machine for good friend in Australia… (shipping was crazy high from the USA!)

The machine is made of White Oak and I used an Ammonia Fuming Process to darken the oak. This worked exceptionally well!

Here’s a video I made of the fuming process:

Here’s a video of the machine in action:

A video showing the entire machine:

And finally a video made by the proud new owner I think he was very happy! (This video MADE MY DAY! good video too!)

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#1 posted 02-26-2018 10:34 AM

Purdee cool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#2 posted 02-26-2018 01:37 PM

Beautiful piece of science. Well done.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#3 posted 02-26-2018 10:44 PM

Neat build, I like the design and the fumed oak.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#4 posted 02-26-2018 10:52 PM

This is a real eye catcher and a fine conversation piece. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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