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walking beam stirling engine

Walking Beam Stirling Engine Instructable With Hand Tools Only

Walking beam Stirling Engine Instructable This is one of the best walking beam Stirling engine tutorials I’ve seen so far!  It’s full of pictures, video and itemized lists. It’s very clear and understandable. You can see the entire Instructable here: Stirling Engine Instructable. It covers and lists the tools necessary, the materials needed and the steps […]

LTD Stirling Cycle Engine Video myfordboy

LTD Stirling Cycle Engine Easy to Build Tutorial by Myfordboy

LTD Stirling Cycle Engine Video Tutorial In this video tutorial  Myfordboy creates a LTD Stirling cycle engine with common every day items that you can find around the home. He walks you through the entire LTD Stirling cycle engine build showing all the important steps and tools used.  He has simplified the build to make […]

SV-2 MK II Stirling engine generator assembled 2

Dave Kirk’s SV-2 Stirling Engine Generator Project

The SV-2 MKII Stirling Engine Generator on YouTube The other day I was going through the many Stirling engine generator videos on YouTube. Most of the time I see small hobby type Stirling engines with little or no hope of generating usable electricity.  Many of these Stirling projects are inspiring. However,  few have a practical […]

Soda can Stirling engine video

Soda Can Stirling engine Coke Can Stirling Engine

Simple Soda Can Stirling Engine This is the first Soda can Stirling engine that I built. The soda can Stirling engine is a great place to start if you want to build a Stirling engine. The design is inexpensive and quick to build. This Stirling engine is a Gamma configuration. Video of my first Soda […]

6 cylinder Stirling engine update

6-cylinder Stirling Engine Improvements Update

6 cylinder Stirling engine update by Approtechie Approtechie just uploaded an update on the improvements made to his 6 cylinder Stirling engine! If you’ve seen his other videos you’ll be able to pick out the changes. He adjusts the air pressure in the 6 cylinder Stirling engine while it’s running and you can see a […]

Stirling hot air engine

Principles of a Stirling Hot Air Engine by mrpete222

Stirling Hot Air Engine Principles Video In this video Tubalcain goes over the principles of a Stirling hot air engine. The engine in the video is one the he built himself. It looks like he may have cast the main body of the engine and machined the rest. Mrpete222 (Tubalcain) has many very good how-to […]

10 watt DIY Stirling engine

10 watt DIY Stirling engine By Approtechie

Approtechie’s 10 Watt DIY Stirling engine Approtechie has made some really captivating Stirling engines. In this video he is testing his 10 watt DIY Stirling engine. The top speed measured during the test was 1685 RPM. 1685 rpm 10-watt DIY Stirling engine video I think this beta type Stirling engine is faster than his other gamma […]

Stirling engine generator drives 8″ electric fan by Approtechie

Homemade Stirling engine generator I love how affective these simple designs are. I’m always amazed with the performance of Approtecie’s Stirling engine generators. This video shows the electric fan consuming 2.4 watts. From what I can see this engine is capable of doing some work. Which is better than most of the little science project […]

1200 rpm Stirling engine by Approtechie

Very fast homemade 1200 rpm Stirling engine This little Stirling is for the lack of a better term KICK ASS! Approtechie is the only garage inventor that I’ve seen with a simply built 1200 rpm Stirling engine! If you search through the thousands of Stirling engine videos on YouTube you’ll find a large variety of […]

Five Cylinder Stirling Engine

Five Cylinder Stirling Engine by Jozafax This is a great little Five cylinder Stirling engine by Jozafax on Youtube. It looks like he has put a lot of care into the fabrication and assembly of this engine. Video of a five cylinder Stirling engine Skip to the first minute mark to see the engine running. […]

Making a 6-cylinder Stirling Engine Video by YouTubes Approtechie

Stirling Engine Videos by Approtechie I love Approtechie’s 6-cylinder Stirling engine! His assembly video make is look easy to make this type of engine. I hope he make more of this type because they’re very inspirational. The assembly video This is mostly a photo sequence of how I built my 6-cylinder Stirling engine, but much […]

how to make a Stirling engine books

How to make a Stirling Engine

Books on how to make a Stirling engine There are many ways to learn how to make a Stirling engine. If you want to just get going and make your first DIY Stirling engine and you don’t care about looks or precision (I mean machine shop precision) then I would suggest some of Jim R. […]