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Build a Wood Whirligig

Build a Wood Whirligig

Build a Wood Whirligig: Secrets of the Whirligig…

Building the Magician Whirligig

Building the Magician Whirligig

This video chronicles the build of my 2014 Whirligig Wars entry. Although not a traditional build video, I think the process will be interesting to anyone wanting to make their own whirligig. This was the first one I built so it was a learning process for me and I wanted to share what I learned with…

Make Whirligig Hubs & Propellers part 2

Make Whirligig Hubs & Propellers part 2

I show how I make Whirligig Hubs and Propellers in this multiple part video series.
With a Table Saw, Drill Press and Sander.
I hope you like it and subscribe to my channel….

Make Whirligig Hubs & Propellers part 1

Make Whirligig Hubs & Propellers part 1

I show how I make Whirligig Hubs and Propellers in this multiple part video series.With a Table Saw, Drill Press and Sander.I hope you like it and subscribe to my channel….

HOW TO MAKE WHIRLIGIG or model wind generator PROPELLERS

HOW TO MAKE WHIRLIGIG or model wind generator PROPELLERS

building a whirligig propeller using a table saw and miter gage with a home made jig. A wood hub blank is cut using a circle cutter, then the blank is marked with the number of blades. Divide 360 by the number of blades desired. For a two or 4 blade propeller you can use a square hub. Next make a mi…

Wood Pecker Whirligig

Wood Pecker Whirligig

My first attempt at making a whirligig….

Animated Whirligigs

Animated Whirligigs

Outdoor animated windriven whirligigs. Made with high quality wood, brass & paint. …

Homemade Whirligig

Homemade Whirligig

Wait! Before you throw away those old broken, burned out parts or useless wooden scraps, think about the possibilities. This whirligig was made out of scrap wood, a cracked attic fan blade and defective motor armature. Visit our blog at discoverycenter.us…

Making of a Civil War Theme Whirligig Part 2

Making of a Civil War Theme Whirligig Part 2

For this Very Special One of a Kind Whirligig I decided to go with a more complicated type of mechanical movement than I had used on all my past whirligigs. Since i wanted to have at least 3 moving figures, I thought that the mechanical movements creating such movements should also be special & diff…

01 Whirligig Wars 2013 contest entry

01 Whirligig Wars 2013 contest entry

Our Whirligig Wars entry for 2013.
Theme: The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking.
This whirligig was made out of recycled materials and some reclaimed wood.
Moving parts: 4-stroke engine, hitch hiking woman moves arm (and skirt has troubles keeping down in the wind), Lady in the car preven…

Junk parts weather vane - whirligig?

Junk parts weather vane – whirligig?

A quick project from a burnt out fan. I might use the copper wire from the motor for another project. I cut a 1 by 2 board to make the arm and the stake. The bolt to the back of the fan is a 5/8 inch and it is fitted in the only part I did not already have – a small piece of pipe. That ran me about …

Whirligig Wars 2014 Magic Entry

Whirligig Wars 2014 Magic Entry

My Entry for the third annual Whirligig Wars 2014!
Magic Whirligig: A spinning, off center turned Magic Wand.
The Magic Wand is rotating when the propeller spins.

Most of the parts are made from edge polished acrylic glass, therefore the action is hard to see on video.
The …

Animated wood whirligig -- Veleta animada en madeira. low wind

Animated wood whirligig — Veleta animada en madeira. low wind

Veleta sen rematar feita con restos de madeira movida por un vento suave. Ten a animaci n do boneco e autoorientable As engranaxes son aprobeitadas dun recolledor de persiana de manivela. Te en unha reducci n de relaci n 2:1 para facilitar o movemento do boneco con vento frouxo…

The Stream - a whirligig

The Stream – a whirligig

For my dad. When the stream is flowing, he is not allowed to be out fishing on a boat.

He is substituting the wind in the video.

Benesh-type rotor is made out of aluminium and it’s base is made from African Bibolo wood. Other parts are mostly birch plywood and different plastic…

How to Make a Whirligig Wind Turbine model

How to Make a Whirligig Wind Turbine model

How to build your own personal wind turbine whirligig out of wood using a table saw and drill press. Pictures with captions….

Wood chopping whirligig

Wood chopping whirligig

hand carved traditionally styled wood and metal whirlig…