Pepe Gyroscopic Governor

Pepe Gyroscopic Governor

Craftsman: Birk Petersen

Catalog #: 2016.15.51

Donor: Mark Petersen

This is a demonstration model of a gyroscopic governor called “Pepe.” The mechanism is hand cranked.

Polished Copper Oil Can

Polished Copper Oil Can

Craftsman: Phillip Duclos

Catalog #: 2013.50.11

Donor: George and Dorlene Root

The beautiful simplicity and fine finish on this small oil can is a great illustration of Phil Duclos’ metalworking skill.

Ram Water Pump

Ram Water Pump

Craftsman: Birk Petersen

Catalog #: 2016.15.76

Donor: Mark Petersen

Birk’s miniature hydraulic Ram water pump takes water from one source and lifts a portion of it to a higher elevation.

Rasp Holder

Rasp Holder

Craftsman: Unknown

Catalog #: 2011.17.1

Donor: Norman Palmer

This brass rasp holder is used or woodworking.

Reciprocating Saw

Reciprocating Saw

Craftsman: Theodore Carder

Catalog #: 2021.11.4

Donor: Susi Trumbo

Like many of Theodore Carder’s small engineering projects, this reciprocating saw is actually functional.

Schindele Hit N’ Miss Powered Saw 

Schindele Hit N’ Miss Powered Saw 

Craftsman: Ron Schindele

Knapp Collection #: 728

Catalog #: 2022.8.12

Contributor: Paul Knapp

This unique hit n’ miss powered saw was built from Coles Power Model castings. It has a bore of 1.25, and stroke of 1.875, with enough power to be put to use.

Stanley No. 92 Rabbet Plane

Stanley No. 92 Rabbet Plane

Craftsman: Stanley

Catalog #: 2011.17.2

Donor: Norman Palmer

This is a No. 92 steel rabbet plane made by Stanley.

Varo Amp-Champ 12 VDC Field Generator

Varo Amp-Champ 12 VDC Field Generator

Craftsman: Varo Inc.

Donor: Joe Martin

The Varo Amp-Champ was powered by an Ohlsson & Rice 2-cycle, single-cylinder model airplane engine (Type 122) that was rated at 3/4 HP at 6,300 RPM.

Varo Amp-Champ Generator (Unassembled)

Varo Amp-Champ Generator (Unassembled)

Craftsman: Varo

Catalog #: 2016.3.1

Donor: Joel Bradley

This is an unassembled Varo Amp-Champ generator which was used to start model R/C airplanes on the flight line.

Wilesco D6 Steam Plant

Wilesco D6 Steam Plant

Craftsman: Wilesco

Catalog #: 2011.18.8

Donor: Joe Kunkler

A small burner underneath the boiler heats the water to make steam, which powers the single-cylinder horizontal steam engine.

Wilesco Vintage Toy Steam Machine Shop

Wilesco Vintage Toy Steam Machine Shop

Craftsman: Wilesco

Donor: Joe Kunkler

A miniature vintage toy machine shop produced by Wilesco. The set includes a black lathe and stamping press among other tools.

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