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How to Build a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine?

There are various parts which are required to build a vertical axis wind turbine and below those are mentioned:

Parts Needed for Building the Vertical Axis Wind Turbine

Jigsaw and or band saw, a hand saw, a lathe, a drill press or hand drill, some drill bits, screwdriver, tab tool, a ruler, a pencil, compass, sanding paper, vise (it's meant to make work easier), wrenches, and 2 clamps. Then you may need some parts for this process which are a PVC pipe, waterproof wood "the concrete plywood is most advisable.

However, in the event you don't have one then you may be required to protect the plywood using a coating, 2 bearings and it is important to note that the one at the bottom will require to be firm to hold a load, a grease nipple, a wire rod in two sizes or 1 big one and some four small ones otherwise stainless steel is the best, have some bolts and washers in two sizes still the stainless steel is the best, get a piece of 40 mm round aluminum or its alloy such that it can handle a load, find two angle irons and three eye screws.

Steps on How to build the Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT)

In other terms, it may not be easy to build a VAWT but it will require understanding the instructions and if possible visit a website that will have all the right images to assist in making the bow cuts and finally having the wind turbine. It is important to note that most of the turbines require precise measurements that will assist in making the turbine having a more sturdy structure and get efficient.