DIY How to build an english wheel part 3 - ep 14p3 - Roma Custom Bike
Custom Cez builds an home made english wheel DIY.
In this 3 parts episode Custom Cez calls on Janusz "Polsky Rage" Wilczek for
help, along with a special guest, a fan of the show that offered his services for the show's noble cause, Sergio from the FB group Rat Bike Italia.
This build is divided in 3 parts, the construction of the frame, the manifacturing of the anvil supports and, last but not list, the construction of the lift mechanism.
PART THREE - THE LIFT MECHANISM
In this 3rd and final part we make the lifting mechanism for the bottom anvil.
We went to see my neighbor, Mr. Pietro, to use his lathe so we could make the piston and cylinder for the system.
Them we CNCed a pocket on the tube to fit a pin on the piston so it would travel straight up and down and finalized the build of the English wheel.
What did we do:
- worked the piston and cylinder on the lathe
- CNCed a pocket on the steel tube
- Welded the tube to the main structure
- finalized the build
- tested the english wheel with a piece of aluminum sheet
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