Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - energy - windmill http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Apr 2016 13:58:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Savonius Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Savonius-Horizontal-Axis-Wind-Turbine/
Savonius Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/BWLE/IKFS3Q6U/F49BWLEIKFS3Q6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/BWLE/IKFS3Q6U/F49BWLEIKFS3Q6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/BWLE/IKFS3Q6U/F49BWLEIKFS3Q6U.SMALL.jpg nlinventor This Savonius horizontal axis wind turbine (SHAWT) is an ongoing project that I'm still evaluating and modifying according to whatever observations are made during the testing. The opening photo shows the SHAWT as it is right now - testing will continue over the winter months.I just finished putting...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:27:35 PST
Simple MacGyver windmill that lifts weight http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-MacGyver-Windmill-That-Lifts-Weight/
Simple MacGyver windmill that lifts weight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/5O5V/IJN54VA8/FUX5O5VIJN54VA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/5O5V/IJN54VA8/FUX5O5VIJN54VA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/5O5V/IJN54VA8/FUX5O5VIJN54VA8.SMALL.jpg REchargeLabs This guide will instruct you on how to make a windmill that spins and how to make your windmill lift weight as it spins.This same instruction can be found in a free educational curriculum guide here: http://www.kidwind.org/windwise/unit-3/how-does-a... Materials: Your windmill can be made with a...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 12:39:46 PST
Vacuum Formed Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Formed-Windmill/
Vacuum Formed Windmill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/KYPP/HRPSYL0H/FQHKYPPHRPSYL0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/KYPP/HRPSYL0H/FQHKYPPHRPSYL0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/KYPP/HRPSYL0H/FQHKYPPHRPSYL0H.SMALL.jpg doncrush This process was inspired by an Instructuble for a vacuum former: http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Simple-Vacuf...Please follow the above instructable to create the vacuum former. And do some practice forms of random items!This process will be used at The Lancaster Science Factory in the STEM...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 15:25:45 PST
Wind Mill (vertical axis wind turbine) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Mill-vertical-axis-wind-turbine/
Wind Mill (vertical axis wind turbine) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/338O/HKVLLTCD/FX3338OHKVLLTCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/338O/HKVLLTCD/FX3338OHKVLLTCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/338O/HKVLLTCD/FX3338OHKVLLTCD.SMALL.jpg Jason Lindstrom Students of Drafting and Engineering at Truckee Meadows Community College (T.M.C.C) build their own version of a vertical axis windmill. The plans were drawn by using the free student versions of AutoCAD / Inventor offered by AutoDesk to students of the school. The goal was to make it out of the mo...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:56:28 PDT
Build a VAWT from Bicycle Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-VAWT-from-Bicycle-Wheels/
Build a VAWT from Bicycle Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/UWR4/HC3QC47R/F3JUWR4HC3QC47R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/UWR4/HC3QC47R/F3JUWR4HC3QC47R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/UWR4/HC3QC47R/F3JUWR4HC3QC47R.SMALL.jpg tiggeroush2 This is my first Video on Instructables. I built this VAWT from scrap laying around. I hope you can make out what I am saying OK. Some of the words do not come through good. Next I need to get a belt and add a generator.
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 08:35:27 PST
Savonius make one from old CDs DVDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Savonius-make-one-from-old-CDs-DVDs/
Savonius make one from old CDs DVDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/45EU/H1ERN0L6/FLC45EUH1ERN0L6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/45EU/H1ERN0L6/FLC45EUH1ERN0L6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/45EU/H1ERN0L6/FLC45EUH1ERN0L6.SMALL.jpg Happy2Think I felt the need to make this instructable after searching in INSTRUCTABLES and other pages of the WWW and not having satisfied my need of knowledge I decided to make one and on the way of making it, why not take pictures and make an INSTRUCTABLE as well. Sentí la necesidad de hacer este instructivo...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 23:00:23 PDT
How to build a generator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-generator/
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 09:25:58 PDT
My five blade windmill...: http://www.instructables.com/id/My-five-blade-windmill/
My five blade windmill...: - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/7L35/GTQVOPZG/F8R7L35GTQVOPZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/7L35/GTQVOPZG/F8R7L35GTQVOPZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/7L35/GTQVOPZG/F8R7L35GTQVOPZG.SMALL.jpg eddyjacobsen Well, this is the beginning av my windmill, that initially seems so easy, all the way to the alternation consideration, and thanks to Mike on the net, I understood that I had to rethink the electic power system, and use PMA - permanent magnet alternater - that I am looking ofr now. On the other ha...
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Sat, 15 Oct 2011 13:34:22 PDT
How To Build Floppy Drive Wind Generators http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-floppy-drive-wind-generator/
How To Build Floppy Drive Wind Generators - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/LUT4/GR6ZJRCO/F90LUT4GR6ZJRCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/LUT4/GR6ZJRCO/F90LUT4GR6ZJRCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/LUT4/GR6ZJRCO/F90LUT4GR6ZJRCO.SMALL.jpg Mladen_solar Small wind generators can be very handy in various situations, on camping, fishing, sailing etc. Our DIY wind generator can be used to recharge batteries, cell phones, Ipods or even solar LED flashlight. Generator is mostly made of stepper motor taken from an old 5.25" floppy drive! Supply and charg...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2011 07:38:41 PDT
Build a coffee cup model wind charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Coffee-cup-model-wind-charger/
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Wed, 21 Apr 2010 10:19:33 PDT
V8-4" vawt,savonius,vertical axis,wind turbine,ametek) http://www.instructables.com/id/V8-4quot-vawtsavoniusvertical-axiswind-turbin/
V8-4" vawt,savonius,vertical axis,wind turbine,ametek) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ON2B/FMZA9MOF/FBMON2BFMZA9MOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ON2B/FMZA9MOF/FBMON2BFMZA9MOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ON2B/FMZA9MOF/FBMON2BFMZA9MOF.SMALL.jpg faroun http://www.vawt.tk Guys Don't Get sick Of me, But After making the V8-3" I realized that the Vanes are not able to hold onto all the wind that comes near it, that was due to when i expanded the middel section it flattened the vanes in the middel, so i designed the V8-4" in a way that when i expand i...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2008 14:57:44 PDT
V8 vawt,savonius,vertical axis,windturbine,ametek) http://www.instructables.com/id/V8-vawtsavoniusvertical-axiswindturbineametek/
V8 vawt,savonius,vertical axis,windturbine,ametek) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/HA9K/FLROK89K/FKZHA9KFLROK89K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/HA9K/FLROK89K/FKZHA9KFLROK89K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/HA9K/FLROK89K/FKZHA9KFLROK89K.SMALL.jpg faroun http://www.vawt.tk After making the V10 I realized that off the shelf, cheap dc Motor requires alot of RPM, I do not want to gear something made of so light material that it does not have the mass to sustain the rotation, so I decided to design and build one that has more RPM yet has the same Blade ...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2008 08:59:23 PDT
How I built an electricity producing wind turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-built-an-electricity-producing-wind-turbine/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2008 15:58:56 PDT
Faroun Lenz v2 Vertical Axis Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Faroun-Lenz-v2-Vertical-Axis-Wind-Turbine/
Faroun Lenz v2 Vertical Axis Wind Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/9OT4/FIHVM8A7/FH09OT4FIHVM8A7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/9OT4/FIHVM8A7/FH09OT4FIHVM8A7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/9OT4/FIHVM8A7/FH09OT4FIHVM8A7.SMALL.jpg faroun http://www.vawt.tk keep in mind that this one is easier to build than my Savonius.i kept it very basic.to build the turbine, you need the following material:-3 bicycle 29" wheels $5.00-12 lamminate flooring $20.00 ( .25"x8"x4'.4") -Various sizes of screws $7.00-3" PVC cut in 2 $50.00 or (cardboard ...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2008 14:49:02 PDT
Ted Baer's Bicycle Wheel Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Ted-Baer-s-Bicycle-Wheel-Windmill/
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