I'm building a windmill! Its going to have a 17 foot diameter swept area and should generate a maximum output of about 3 KW. Thanks to the folks at otherpower.com for helping me do this and letting me use their shop!
Pouring the stator with vinyl ester
Placing magnets on the magnet rotors
Banding the magnet rotors
Pouring the magnet rotors
Mounting on hub
Stator on hub. All the windmill parts are now powder-coated.
Final assembly and testing. Jacking screws are still in place. Its finished!
Now its on to build a big tower! I'm using 20 ft. lengths of 10" diameter 10 gauge steel pipe.