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.instructables.com/files/orig/FT0/FGMV/FD80P2KI/FT0FGMVFD80P2KI.pdfIn real life, it would be more than enough to ...
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 plastic shop http://www.acrylicdepot.com/ as rejected ...
I've cleaned and repainted transformer and covered it with acrylic protective coating.
Should stay hundred years more, I guess.
As electrodes I've used couple of brass glass hangers from bar equipment.
I've found them in scrap bin near local restaurant which was closed for renovation.
They are two feet long and have such a right geometry so I've used them without modification.