Metal Components Page
Links and photos provided here will take you to individual component drawings for each of the metal parts of the treadle pump.
This page is new and obviously under construction. Readers are warned that the plans linked by this page and the information on this page are preliminary and subject to change without notice. So, until we've got a better handle on what we're doing, feel free to visit and look around. We'll remove this notice when the information here has firmed up to the point that it's considered dependable.
 
The images below are 3D images of the components. Click on each image to enlarge it for better viewing. When the new window opens, click again for the largest size.
 

Figure M1.

Angle that attaches the piston rod to the treadle. These are cut and drilled from one inch angle iron. Four are required.
 

Figure M2.

Spacer for betwen the angles in the previous drawing. These are cut from a piece of tubing one half inch in diameter, with one sixteenth inch wall thickness. Two are required.

 

 

Figure  M3.

Bearing for the pivot end of the treadle. Cut from the same tubing as the spacer above. Two are required.

 

Figure M4.

This is the front strap that holds the mast in both the stowed and upright position. It's made from a piece of 1/8" x 1" flat steel cut to a length of 9 1/2" then drilled and bent as shown in the drawing. One is required.

 

Figure M5.

This is the rear strap that holds the mast in the stowed position. It's made from a piece of 1/8" x 1" flat steel cut to a length of 10" then drilled and bent as shown in the drawing. One is required.

 

Figure M6.

This is the bottom strap that holds the foot of the mast in the upright position. It's made from a piece of 1/8" x 1" flat steel cut to a length of 5 1/2" then drilled and bent as shown in the drawing. One is required.