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How to build a hovercraft with a leafblower engine

Whoever takes the ride, make sure there's adult supervision around! Willam Beaty's ultra-simple leafblower hovercraft: Plywood hover platform, about a meter (3'-4') in diameter, 1 c"m (1/2") thickHeavy plastic (polyethylene) sheet – this will act as the air cushion skirtLeafblower or vacuum – your lift engine Drill (for construction only!) Fender washer(s), bolt, nut, and small disk (to connect everything together) On his blog, Chris Palmer features photos with his son Cameron and a step-by-step account of their project. Teachers are hovercrafterz too ! This great presentation of constructions plans for a single person hovercraft comes from the Virginia Instructors of Physics (VIP) people. Hoverboard project with detailed instructions from tech wiz Jason Bradbury in the UK. Cast Thermite. So you made it through the intro?

Cast Thermite

Good. There's something that must be said before we go any further. I'm not liable. For anything. Do your homework and be sure you know what safety precautions to take when handling something like thermite, such as not looking at it during ignition since it gives off harmful ultraviolet light! Now that that's out of the way, onto the fun part. The first thing to do is understand what thermite is made up of. What we need: Fine (0000) Steel Wool (not pictured)AluminumSome kind of scalePlaster of ParisHandling materials (spoon, cup, paper, coffee can...)Some kind of mold to cast your thermite inWhile I'm at it, I'll explain the best way to get a hold of the materials. Access denied. How To Videos &Articles - StumbleUpon.

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