Surreal Stirling Engine: Timeline

March 3 – Ordered parts (Glass syringes, alcohol lamp) March 11 – Parts arrived March 23 – First parts printed March 28 – Begin assembly April 4 – Initial testing April 8 – Whale sculpted April 15 – Helicopter rotor printed April 18 – Final tweaks and details added to the whale April 23 – Expo Here…

Stirling Engine Update (4/6/16)

I have finally made my flywheels for my stirling engine. I left holes around the edges so I can press nuts into them if the flywheels need more mass. The flywheels spin surprisingly freely on the rod that I plan on using. This means that I should be able to get away with not using…

PDR: Nick’s Surreal Stirling Engine

For my main project, I have decided to make a stirling engine. I’ve wanted to make my own for a while now, but never got around to doing it. Stirling Engine Example I’m a fan of surrealism (especially Dali), and I might try to incorporate that aesthetic to my engine. There are a lot of…