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Stirling Engines Project Plans by James Eckert

Stirling Engines plans

Note: Plans are provided as a downloadable PDF files.
Whenever possible my plans are designed to be attached directly to the material you are working on.

Christmas Engine 1
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Christmas Engine
by James Eckert

This Christmas themed coffee cup Stirling Engine is whimsical and fun to build. Less skill is required to build this engine than most of my other engines.To make it without rescaling the plans requires a Coffee Mug with straight sides and top inner diameter of about 3".
Primary Tools:Scroll Saw, Drill Press

On YouTube!

$2.00
Copper Top Engine
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Copper Top Engine
by James Eckert

The Copper Top Stirling Engine. This is both my simplest and my fastest Stirling engine.
Primary Tools:Scroll Saw, Drill Press , Scissors

On YouTube!

$2.50
Beer Bottle Engine
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Beer Bottle Engine
by James Eckert

The Original Beer Bottle Engine. This Stirling engine has running on my wood stove every winter since 2010.
Primary Tools:Scroll Saw, Drill Press , Bottle Cutter, Scissors

On YouTube!

$2.75
Beer Bottle 2 Engine
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Beer Bottle Engine 2
by James Eckert

Beer Bottle 2 Stirling Engine. In this design I merged several proven techniques from earlier designs with some new approaches. The main ones are a wooden support structure, wood air channels and bellows drive system.
Primary Tools:Scroll Saw, Drill Press , Bottle Cutter

On YouTube!

$2.75
Fans And Flywheels1
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Fans and Flywheels
by James Eckert

This is a set of patterns for the fans and flywheels seen in many of my videos.
Primary Tools:Scissors, Drill Press, Scroll Saw

On YouTube!

$1.50
Stirling Engine Stand 1
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Stirling Engine Stand
by James Eckert

A Stirling engine candle stand. With these plans to you can make a stand to run your engine with a candle or small oil lamp.
Primary Tools: Scroll Saw, Drill Press

On YouTube!

$0.00 (FREE!)
Phoenix Engine Front 1
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The Phoenix Engine
by James Eckert

These Stirling engine plans go along with the 7 part video series on YouTube by James Eckert, Making a Stirling Engine. The plans were developed in lock step with the videos. The intent was to come up with a simple yet interesting to watch Stirling engine made with readily available parts. Now includes custom candle stand.
Primary Tools:Scroll Saw, Drill Press , Bottle Cutter

On YouTube!

$2.75

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