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THIS IS THE NEW VERSION OF MY COIN RING MAKING MACHINE MADE FROM SIMPLE SCRAP AND JUNK FROM AROUND THE GARAGE

SOME OF THE PARTS

WEED EATER ENGINE

ASSORTED NUTS,BOLTS, AND WASHERS

SOME STEEL ROD

SMALL AC MOTOR

PRINTER AND SCANNER PARTS

BEARINGS FROM HARD DRIVE

HINGE

BUNGEE CORD

ANGLE BRACKETS

BLOCK OF WOOD

AND SOME TIME

TOOLS USED

HACKSAW

DRILL

SCREWDRIVER

ANGLE GRINDER

PLIERS

TAPE MEASURE

Step 1: GENERAL IDEA

DISASSEMBLE WEED EATER ENGINE SAVE PARTS

REMOVE HEAD FROM ENGINE SAVE IT

CUT ENGINE BLOCK TO EXPOSE CRANKSHAFT

RILL HOLE TO THREAD BOLT INTO TO ACT AS HAMMER PIVOT

MOUNT TO WOOD BASE WITH BRACKETS

BEND SOME ROD AND MOUNT HEAVY BOLT TO ONE END TO ACT AS HAMMER AND ATTACH OTHER END TO FAR SIDE OF ENGINE

MOUNT MOTOR HOOK UP BELT TO ENGINE

MOUNT ENGINE HEAD TO BASE ATTACH BRACKET TO HOLD AND ROTATE COIN PLACE BELT TO ENGINE SHAFT

LARGE CARRIAGE BOLT WAS USED IN HEAD FOR THE ANVIL HELD IN PLACE WITH EPOXY

APPLY POWER

PHOTOS OF COINS WERE USED FROM LAST PROJECT NEW PHOTOS WILL BE ADDED FROM THIS PROJECT WHEN TIME PERMITS IT WAS 1:30 AM AND EVERYONE WAS A LITTLE TIRED OF HEARING THE MACHINE RUN

Step 2: IN THE END

TIME SPENT FINDING PARTS AND BUILDING MACHINE APPROX. 2 HOURS

TIME TO HAMMER COIN 15 MINUTES TO THE POINT I WAS AT END OF VIDEO EXPECTED TIME TO HAMMER TO COMPLETION 30 MINUTES

PROJECT COST $0.00

ALL PROJECTS I MAKE I TRY TO SALVAGE ALL PARTS AND USE EASY TO FIND PARTS AND JUST A FEW TOOLS MOST PEOPLE OWN SO ALMOST ANYONE CAN DO THIS

<p>The cap screw you use as a hammer appears to be a grade 2, mild steel. Using a grade 8- hardened- would probably do a better, quicker job. Or a 3/4&quot; dowel pin- also very hard affixed to the rod end. Persistence pays, I'm sure you'll have it all in the end.</p>
<p>thank you for pointing this out. not sure what the life expectancy will be i had thought about heat treating the hammer end or replace it when i find something better.</p>

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