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Wind Turbine Construction

Carving the blades; there is a twist in the angle of the blade that starts from 20 degrees at the root to about 5 degrees at the tip. Most of the work is done with a draw knife, but also chisels and angle grinders were used.

The finished blades, complete with a floor covered in wood shavings

Here are the coils laid out in the mould. The mould was then filled with fibreglass resin.

One of the rotors, the magnet part of the alternator.

here is the completed stator (the coil part) mounted onto the rest of the alternator.

Assembling the 3 phase rectifier out of old computer power supplies.

Completed 3 phase rectifier.

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