Science Fiction Brewed Fresh Daily

How to Build a Wimshurst Influence Machine

Wimshurst Machine

Jake von Slatt at the Steampunk Workshop wrote an article for MAKE Magazine describing how to build a Wimshurst Influence Machine (an electrostatic generator) out of easily-obtainable materials. He’s re-posted the article at his site, so we can all pretend to be mad scientists.*

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5


*Or is it just me who does that?

Posted in Ephemera October 2nd, 2009 by Chip
Comments Off on How to Build a Wimshurst Influence Machine