Useful Links

Model Stirling Engine Sites 

A very well laid out collection of Stirling engine information.
Orrin details his experience with his "Miser" LTD engine.

He shows and tells all about the making of his fan project.

Model Gas and Steam Engine Sites

Bob Jorgensen's Steam Engines and Steam Engine Designs

Hot air & steam engine casting kits & ready to run.

A very nice bar stock V-8 engine and other goodies.

Doug's site has lots of model engine related links.

A monthly "magazine" for model aircraft engine builders. Good info for all.

A collection of very nice engines.

A very comprehensive set of build photos.

Model Engineering Club Sites

New England Model Engineering Society?

Machinery/Metal Working Sites

The above title says it all! 

A great home shop metal foundry web site.

Making Springs on the Small Lathe.

More good information about anodizing aluminum.

Model Engine Builders Resource List (Tools - Supplies - Metals)
Last updated November 2007

Penn Tool Co.
1776 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, New Jersey 07040
A large industrial tool supplier

KBC Tools & Machinery
Six locations in the west
and Midwest states.
A large industrial tool supplier

MSC Industrial Supply Co.
75 Maxess Road
Melville, New York 11747
A large industrial tool supplier

Jet Equipment & Tools
P.O. Box 1349
Auburn, Washington 98071
Machinery and tools

The Tap & Die Co.
445 West Green Road
London N15 3PL - UK
Web Site:
Model engineering size taps & dies

Shooting Star Technology
52023 Yale Road
Rosedale, B.C., Canada V0X 1X0
Digital Read Outs for mills & lathes

Logan Actuator Co.
4956 N. Elston Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60630
Web Site:
Parts & Accessories for Logan Lathes

Precision Industrial Components
1004 Benson Road
Middlebury, CT 06762
Phone 203-758-8272
Miniature gears, sprockets, etc.

Budget Casting Supply
60 East 40th Ave. - Unit C
San Mateo, California 94403
Foundry supplies for the home hobbyist

Taig Tools
12419 E. Nightingale Lane
Chandler, Arizona 85249
Phone 480-895-6978
Miniature metal lathe

Shapiro Supply Co.
5617 Natural Bridge Ave.
St. Louis, Missouri 63120
Titanium, stainless, brass, aluminum

Stock Drive Products
2101 Jerico Turnpike
New Hyde Park, New York 11042
Web Site:
Gears, timing belts, couplings, shafting, etc.

Automatic Tubing Corp.
888 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn, New York 11222
Brass tubing in model sizes

Special Shapes Co.
1356 Naoerville Drive
Romeoville, Illinois 60446
Brass sheet, rod, tube & screws
 Lewis Brass & Copper Company, Inc.
 P.O. Box 67
 Middle Village, New York 11379
 Web Site:
 Brass shapes of all kinds and sizes

400 Nevada Pacific Hwy.
Fernley, Nevada 89408
A large industrial tool supplier

Speedy Metals
16655 West Victor Road
New Berlin, Wisconsin 53151
All metals, no minimum, no cut charge

Sherline Products, Inc.
170 Navajo Street
San Marcos, California 92069
Tabletop lathes, mills and accessories

New England Brass Model Works
75 Pond Street
Winchester, Massachusetts 01980
Tools, metals, etc.

Metal Lathe Accessories
Box 88
Pine Grove Mills, Pennsylvania 16868
Phone: 814-234-3543
Castings for shop accessories

Guy Lautard
2570 Rosebery Ave.
West Vancouver, B.C. Canada V7V 2Z9
Web Site:
Machinist Bedside Reader books, tools,  etc.

Caswell Electroplating
5688 Tellier Road
Newark, New York 14513
Electroplating & anodizing kits and supplies

Micro Fasteners
110 Hillcrest Road
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
Screws, nuts, etc. for model makers

Boston Gear
14 Hayward Street
N. Quincy, Massachusetts 02171
Gears of all types and sizes

Lost & Foundry
1318 E. Nebraska
Spokane, Washington 99208
Full line of metal casting supplies

Precision Scale Model Engineering
33 Harding Street
Milford, Massachusetts 01757
Web Site:
Over 11,500 items for scale model builders

Online Metals
1183 W. Ewing Street
Seattle, Washington 98119
Metals supplier-Custom cuts-No minimums

Vendors - if there are any changes please email:

Other Interesting Sites

The best place I know of to get your interest in the hobby charged up.

About the inventor and refiners of the stirling engine concept.

Is the 'global warming due to human activity' theory real or just nonsense?

Over 5,300 links!

This United States president was a mental giant.

Insightful quotes of the Founding Fathers - they were far wiser than we are!

Rare and common sense insight as regards to freedom and the evils of socialism.