Author Archives: Benni Svensson

About Benni Svensson

I am an happy retired man with many interest. I have been building models in my whole life, everything from aircraft to regal ship. I have build steam engine before, but now, I'll got plenty of time...

Compound – Painting


Painting.   Hello Ladies and Gentlemen. Now it’s time for the last chapter in this story, the painting of the engine. For me this is a very funny part, now I can really see how the outcome will be.   … Continue reading

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Compound – Equipment


Hello Lady’s and  Gentlemen. It was a while sense I post an update, I was force to take a break, I was tired off building and it’s not good to build if you are not in to it.   But … Continue reading

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Compound – Eccentric Rods


Eccentric Rods Hello Ladies and Gentlemen. Now it’s time for the head, that connecting the valve road with the eccentric rods. A piece of mild still in the lathe… …and some turns and center drill. After drilling  and cut off… … Continue reading

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Compound – Steam Chests


Steam Chests Hello Ladeys and Gentlemen. Now it’s time to take care of the steam chest. This is a very important piece of the steam engine, it’s truly the heart of the steam engine. I’ll begin with the cover. The … Continue reading

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Compound – Connecting Roads


Connecting rod Hello Ladeys and Gentlemen. At last I found some time to continue my build of Stuarts Compound Engine.  This time it’s the connecting rod, and it is a very important part of the engine. They have to be … Continue reading

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Compound – Crosshead


Crossheads Hello Ladies and Gentlemen. Today I continue with the crosshead, not a major update but a very important part of the engine. The crosshead is connected between the piston road and Connecting Rods and in a groove in the … Continue reading

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Compound – Pistons


Hello Ladies and Gentlemen Pistons, pistons road and cylinder glands. Now it’s time to take care of the heart of the steam engine, the powertrain. It’s about the pistons, the piston road and the cylinder glands. Pistons: The pistons are … Continue reading

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