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...My modification of antique box from sewing machine Singer.Most of parts are old junk or pulled from old equipment....Welcome to mad scientist party...
I always was wondering what can I do with it but once...
Local neon sign shop's got rid of an old transformer.Allanson brand. 15000V, 30 mA, 450VA.I brought poor device home.I already knew what to do!
I've cleaned and repainted transformer and covered it with acrylic protective coating. Should stay hundred years more, I guess. As electrodes I've us...
I've designed electrical circuit and cut opening for all components. Dremel with high speed cutter is very handy for this kind of job.
Painting inside, drying it up,sanding...sanding...sanding, staining, drying it up...staining, drying it up...staining, drying it up...covering with p...
That thing is quite heavy, so I've chosen 3/4 inch thick plywood to make base.
I've used t-nuts and machine screws 10-24 to fasten top cover to side planks of the base plate.
Base plate is permanently fastened to side planks by wood screws.
Pretty luxurious, eh?
Well proven T-nuts and custom made aluminum brackets that's a core of successful fastening!!!
Faceplate is cut from 1/16 aluminum sheet.
Filing...Filing...Filing...I'm happy it's soft aluminum...Filing...Filing...Filing...
Labels are made using heat toner transfer technology.Plate is covered with transparent protective coating.
Those buttons are designed to work with incandescent lamp 30V 50 mA but I prefer modern solution. I like to embed LEDs everywhere I can.
Hey! It's nice to see old friends...Here's analog meter from my other instructable.
Well...Woodworking is done.Metal crafting is done.It's time to pull wires.99% of circuits serve only to increase dramatic effect ;-)http://www.instruc...
Ground clamps serve as electrodes holders.
We are about to finish, but before we must protect public from contact with this devil's machine. So let's make one last thing. I've got nice acryli...
15000V around the corner. Be aware!!!That acrylic tube is professionally made and most expensive part of project. I've found it accidentally in local ...
We are all done!!!
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