WEEK ENDING 
24 JUNE 2021

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CLAYTON SHUTTLEWORTH ENGINE

LNER A4

TRIPLE CORLISS ENGINE

BALING PRESS

B17 LOCO

LOWNE VACUUM ENGINE

NAPIER COMPOUND ENGINES

CLYDESDALE ROLLING MILL

TINY STEAM ENGINE

CORLISS VALVE LOCO

LNER V1 LOCO

SIMPLE COMPRESSED AIR ENGINE

BURRELL SHOWMAN’S COMPOUND

EXPERIMENTAL DIRECT CONNECT ENGINE

THE RIGI RAILWAY

THREE CYLINDER MARINE ENGINE

TIGER TANK BUILD

IAN’S RAILWAY

BEGINNER’S STEAM PLANT

BELGIAN LOCOS

STEAM DONKEY

ALBERT HALL ORGAN ENGINES

SAN JOSE SHUNTING ENGINE

CITY OF COVENTRY LOCO

ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK

SIMPLE TWO CYL MARINE ENGINE

DOMESTIC HIT & MISS ENGINE

IVATT GSWR COMPOUND LOCO

SWEET 16 TRACTION ENGINE

MARS MODEL ENGINEERING

SEAGULL PETROL ENGINE

DOUBLE BOGIE LOCOS

LNER A3 DICK TURPIN

GERMAN PORTABLE ENGINE

TWO CYL MILL ENGINE

LYNTON & BARNSTABLE CRANE

M.E. BEAM ENGINE

CI PISTON RINGS

CHILE 2-6-0 TANK LOCO

RMC B-TYPE ENGINE

OTTO LANGEN BUILD

REVERSING MARINE ENGINE

BUILDING A QUORN GRINDER

HERCULES CRANE

CALIFORNIAN 2-6-0 LOCO

SIMPLE ORRERY

STEAM LAUNCH

SQUARE THREAD TAPS

RUSSIAN LOCO

WILKINSON MOTORCYCLE

JAPAN’S FIRST LOCO

BRITNELL STEAM ENGINE

ONE CYLINDER TWO PISTON ENGINE

LNER B1 DESIGN

SIMPSON & SHIPTON ENGINE

AVELING AGRICULTURAL ENGINE

BALANCED BEAM ENGINE DRAWINGS

MAKING COUPLING RODS

ROLLING MILL ENGINE

MILK FLOAT

REPLACING 7.25” BOILER

DAKE STEAM ENGINE

FIRST US LOCO

STOTHERT & PITT

GREAT RAILWAY RACE

LEMNISCATE ENGINE

BUILDING A LARGE FLYWHEEL

CLAYTON UNDERTYPE WAGON

HORIZ MILL ENGINE

METROPOLITAN 4-4-4 LOCO

DUTCH 4-4-2 LOCO

5” CRAMPTON LOCO

NOVEL REVERSING ENGINE 1

NOVEL REVERSING ENGINE 2

COLLIERY PUMP

WALLER ENGINE BUILD

WALLER DRAWINGS

LTD STIRLING ENGINE

ALBERT HALL ORGAN ENGINES

SIMPLE 1 OR 2 CYL ENGINES

GARRETT THRESHER

MYSTERY CLOCK

BRISTOL MERCURY

HUNSLET VICTORIA

V4 OSCILLATOR

AIR JET STEAM ENGINE

8-DAY CLOCK

2-CYL OSCILLATOR

HUNSLET NG LOCO

HERO’S ENGINE

RUSTON EXCAVATOR

DAIMLER 1895

FODEN LORRY

RH&DR PACIFIC LOCO

BURRELL ROAD ROLLER

STURDY OSCILLATOR

SIMPLE BEAM ENGINE

SIMPLE 2.5” GAUGE LOCO

BURRELL TRACTION ENGINE

MIDLAND RAILWAY LOCOS

WYVERN ENGINE BUILD

WYVERN DRAWINGS

GWR DART 1400

SLED BOILER

ARSENAL ROAD STEAM

EXPERIMENTAL FOUR CYL STEAM ENGINE

SPECIAL FEATURES

GREAT MODELS

CLUBS         

DVDS

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MODEL ENGINEERING WEBSITE

News and editorial

By David Carpenter

LNER A4 LOCO

Our Model of the Week is an A4 loco displayed at the 2019 Midlands Exhibition which we are now looking forward to, again, this year.


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CLAYTON SHUTTLEWORTH ENGINE

Julius draws up a Clayton Shuttleworth engine as featured from MEWS archives.


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TRIPLE CORLISS ENGINE

Our delve into the archives finds drawings for a triple expansion Corliss engine.


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BALING PRESS

A baling press designed to safely compact straw blocks.



LOWNE VACUUM ENGINE

Julius’ drawings for an early simple vacuum engine design.


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TIGER TANK

Vince Cutajar enjoys starting retirement by building an  Armortek Tiger tank.

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MIDLANDS SHOW RETURNS...

Meridienne Exhibitions have confirmed their intention to deliver the Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th October. 

They will continue to monitor and act on advice from the Government and respond accordingly to guidance throughout the coming months, to ensure the event can safely be delivered with compliance to any Covid-19 requirements that may be in place at that time.

Tickets are expected to go on sale in late July.  Make a note in the diary now of the dates and see www.midlandsmodelengineering.co.uk for all the latest information. 

The exhibition showcases hundreds of models from societies and individuals for visitors to enjoy along with a wide range of outside attractions, workshops and lectures as well as all the leading suppliers.

The event attracts thousands of visitors and is supported by around 50 specialist suppliers with displays by more than 40 clubs and societies.  With upwards of 1,000 models on display.

Why not be part of the show and enter your work in the competition and display classes?  Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded.


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...AND THE BOAT SHOW

Meridienne Exhibitions popular International Model Boat Show is also back, November 6 and 7, at the Warwickshire Event Centre. With more than 30 clubs showcasing early warships, cruise liners and modern power boats, they are happy to help visitors to get started and  there will be specialist suppliers to supply the parts you need.

The boat pool allows the club members, both novice and experienced, to showcase their boats at their best on water. On the boat pool there will be the Children’s hour, this will give the opportunity for children to drive one of the boats on the water themselves.

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DVDs

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, deliveries of MEWS DVDs to some locations are subject to delay at the moment.

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ME PLANS SERVICE

The plans service which used  to be run by Model Engineer magazine is now back in service with Sarik  Hobbies. Take a trip to https://www.sarikhobbies.com/model-engineer-builder/

(below: Enterprise V1 loco)



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David Carpenter is your editor of Model Engineering Website, the weekly web magazine for model engineers.

Regular contributors include photographer Roger Froud and designer Julius de Waal.














David Carpenter

Editor, Model Engineering Website