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Bender_13
12-16-11, 01:16 PM
Hello

A different model which I have built this summer.
I hope this project will fit on Scale Motor Cars.

In internet I've found an interesting page about High-wheel found. www.hochrad.info
With the kind permission from the owner of Hochrad.info, all original pictures from the High wheel, I'll use in my building report from this page.

This cycle it should be.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/493.jpg

We start with the two wheels.

The original front wheel:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/494.jpg



And the original rear wheel:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/495.jpg



The rim:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/496.jpg

First I turned the two rims of brass.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/497.jpg

Suitable O-rings on the tires I've also picked out already.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/498.jpg

The 72 long and 24 short spokes are made of 0.5 mm wire.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/499.jpg

For drilling holes in the spokes of the wheel, I've rebuilt a helpful device.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/500.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/501.jpg

On the auxiliary device I glued one Template Without, I have to keep turning the wheel only to the next line to always get the correct hole spacing.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/502.jpg

With the small wheels, I am treated similarly.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/503.jpg

And it checks out the results.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/504.jpg

Next, the hub is your turn. Until now I've crossed the parts turned in a first on the right outside diameter, and glued a template center the position for the holes.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/505.jpg


Now I put the hub ready.

First I drilled 0.5 mm holes in the hub.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/506.jpg

Then the parts were ready for the cast hub turned and stabbed.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/507.jpg

And the parts for the smal.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/508.jpg

The tube I have also been rotated.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/509.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/510.jpg


And on it goes.

First, I rounded the rim inside. (With a little sandpaper and milling arbor)
Not to polish off the rim, I've inserted into my 3in1 device, so I hold the wheel at
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/511.jpg

Next, I cut new spokes made of brass, so I may as well be black stain as I did with the wheels and the axle into the hub. The rest of the brass parts of the hub remain so.
Now I have inserted the device into my rim and the hub is screwed in the middle.
Now I could pull one after another spoke through the rim and stick into the hub.

The small wheel:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/512.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/513.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/514.jpg

The great wheel:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/515.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/516.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/517.jpg

When the glue has dried, I can take out the finished wheels.

The spokes I've also fixed to the rim with 2-component adhesives.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/518.jpg
Now I must only file off the protruding spokes, then I can put even the O-rings.


After I had removed the excess glue residue in the spokes and the rim with a file, I was able to pull the O-rings. In my example, the true also of solid rubber tires.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/519.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/520.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/521.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/522.jpg


Next, I deal with the front wheel fork.

As first time a few pictures of the original parts that I rebuild now.
The following two images show the upper part of the hub:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/523.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/524.jpg

The following figure shows a portion of the brake (bearing and spring):
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/525.jpg

And protection of the pants, which is intended to prevent the steering when the pants of the rider touches the tire:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/526.jpg

Now for my components.
First of a few views of my fork made of brass.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/527.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/528.jpg
First I turned the part and then just pure milled with a 5mm cutter by both sides up to half a groove. The two webs between the forks must now be removed. I had to leave the stability of form during milling.

And finally a couple of items made of brass (some of the brake, the protective pants, etc.)
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/529.jpg


First I milled the top of the fork.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/530.jpg

Then I started file the lower part.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/531.jpg

Now I was able to remove the webs and file down the fork inside and outside finish.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/532.jpg

Finally, I bent the two prongs outward.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/533.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/534.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/535.jpg


Today I pressed the bushing above the bracket for the steering rod is soldered. In addition, the assembly was bolted consisting of trousers protection, bearings for the brake and the spring for the brake from the bottom.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/536.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/537.jpg

So, next is the axle to the fork in the series.
In the original, it looks like this:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/538.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/539.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/540.jpg

The parts I've ever prepared.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/541.jpg


These items have now been soldered.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/542.jpg

Has purely fit then I have the tubes on the fork so far been filed until the bearing accuracy.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/543.jpg

And now the whole thing was screwed to the wheel.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/544.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/545.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/546.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/547.jpg

Bender_13
12-16-11, 01:16 PM
It continues with the pedals.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/548.jpg

This time my brass version.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/549.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/550.jpg

I think the true roles of rubber on the pedals. The only way I remembered it, this is of two layers of red heat shrink tubing to make.
This I have shrunk to a suitable brass shaft.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/551.jpg

After they were cut, I pressed it with a metal strip at regular intervals to create some structure.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/552.jpg

Here's the result.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/553.jpg
What do you think? I can give them a taste. Or? Of course I will still age at the end.

And so they look at the pedals.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/554.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/555.jpg

And now I've screwed the assembly times on the front wheel.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/556.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/557.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/558.jpg



Now I'll show you the steering and the brakes nationals.
First a few pictures from the original.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/559.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/560.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/561.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/562.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/563.jpg

The steering rod:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/564.jpg

For the first part of the brake, I bent a 4mm brass rod.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/565.jpg


Then I filed it in shape.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/566.jpg

The second part, I have also filed from the solid and then bent.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/567.jpg

And now the finished brake. Tighten the lever by which the "spoon brake" is pressed on the tread of the front wheel, the recoil spring / spring plate pushes underneath them back then to the starting point.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/568.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/569.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/570.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/571.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/572.jpg


Now, with the fork lacking only the handles.
In the case of my example of the buffalo horn (there was also made of wood, or in very rare cases of ivory). But because buffalo horn is to get at us pretty hard, I have decided on the antlers of a deer as an alternative.
First I shot a blank from the horn into the lathe.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/573.jpg


I then turned the handles still fast.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/574.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/575.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/576.jpg
Next, I may be black stain the pieces fit for the front fork and.


All brass parts of the front forks were pickle and mounted.
Only had the silver solder I conceal with something black in color (because they do not react with the means for black stain).
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/577.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/578.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/579.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/580.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/581.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/582.jpg


Now we continue with the frame, fork and rear of the saddle spring.
As always, first a few pictures from the original.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/493.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/495.jpg

The steering bearings (spindle):
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/583.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/523.jpg


Since the frame is conical yes I have it in the lathe, sanded to size.
Can be prepared on the length of brass rod, I turned to one end of a small waist (as a reference when sanding) and a 1mm hole drilled purely dip so that the traveling centering the lathe. Later there will be soldered to a pin make a stable connection to the fork.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/584.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/585.jpg

I hope you can see the result.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/586.jpg

The frame is not bent and the blank for the rear fork.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/587.jpg

The next parts are the stem and the sheet on which the later part is soldered.
(The spindle sits later in the head (upper part of the front fork) with the lower tip of the fixed bearing and the upper tip of the screw in the top of the head. Readjust the screw through the game is set.)
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/588.jpg


Original images of the saddle spring (it is screwed on the saddle):
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/589.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/590.jpg

And finally my saddle spring:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/591.jpg
The spring I've soldered together from two separate parts.

Bender_13
12-16-11, 01:17 PM
At the rear fork, I'm the same as used for the front fork.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/592.jpg

Once the fork was done, I've bent the frame.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/593.jpg

I had drilled in both parts (frame and fork), a 1 mm hole is plugged into the front of the solder together a pen for a better, more stable connection to receive.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/594.jpg

Then came the opposite end of turn with the spindle and the spring seat.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/595.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/596.jpg


Now the frame are still missing the two performances (she used to go up and down).
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/597.jpg

My two are from 0.5 mm brass sheet.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/598.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/599.jpg


So, the frame is pickle, assembled and bolted to the front fork.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/600.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/601.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/602.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/603.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/604.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/605.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/606.jpg


Images from the original saddle.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/607.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/608.jpg

In my opinion, the underside of the saddle from an art sheet pan. This was the original padded with horsehair and covered with leather.
Using a wooden wedge could then be adjusted in the whole angle with the two screws and it is then bolted to the saddle spring.

So to turn a thin brass plate in the form I needed a punch and a die.
Step 1:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/609.jpg

Step 2 (The positive and negative form, I freehand milled into the wood.)
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/610.jpg

The 0.3 mm brass sheet I heated before embossing with my gas burner. Thus, the sheet can be softer and thus easier to turn.
I then placed it between the two forms of wood and compressed in a vise.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/611.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/612.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/613.jpg

Next, the part can be cut, filed and approved may be a little fudged.

The saddle base has now in its final form, and I also have two soldered M1 screws.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/614.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/615.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/616.jpg

Then I drilled 6 holes on the back edge yet, here is riveted to the leather later.
Then I pickle the part. And glued to the conclusion, a suitably tailored piece black foam as a cushion.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/617.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/618.jpg


It's done, my High-wheel is ready. (Only age I must have!)

The model is 175mm high, 136mm wide and 200mm long. Working about 65 hours.

First off, the referenced leather saddle. I glued the leather with UHU.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/619.jpg

Under the saddle, a wooden wedge pushed and then bolted to the saddle spring to the frame.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/620.jpg

And now the finished wheel
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/621.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/622.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/623.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/624.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/625.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/626.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/627.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/628.jpg


Finally, the High-wheel was still a bit aged. With paint and pigments.
Here are some pictures of the result.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/629.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/630.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/631.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/632.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/633.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/634.jpg

Bender_13
12-16-11, 01:18 PM
The lamp is as you can see in the picture (between the spokes and introduced) attached to the hub.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/635.jpg

Two more images of the original lamp.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/636.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/637.jpg

The housing and the lid, I cut from 0.3 mm brass sheet.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/638.jpg

Then I bent the two parts and rightly filed.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/639.jpg

And so behold the assembled from parts.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/640.jpg

To the case I ever get the hanger with hinge soldered.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/641.jpg

I then filed the suspension still cope.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/642.jpg


Now the pieces for the lid turn.

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/643.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/644.jpg

For the lens I found in my stock with a plastic lens.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/645.jpg

In order to spin to the right diameter, I was the first masked to protect the surface of both sides with tape.
Then I have the lens with the help of two brass parts and the rotating center of the lathe tense.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/646.jpg

Now I could turn to the correct diameter.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/647.jpg

In the cover I have now filed the appropriate hole.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/648.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/649.jpg


First I soldered the parts for it.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/650.jpg

I then filed the handle portion. Here are the results together with the rear of the lamp.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/651.jpg

And folded.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/652.jpg

http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/12/653.jpg


I hope you liked this building report. And I hope my English is understandable.


Kind regards Jens

3.Star
12-16-11, 01:54 PM
Hello Jens,

fine to see your Hochrad here, I am quite sure that this mechanical piece of art will attract interest. I was always wondering how you fiddled the front lamp to the hub of the built wheel. Don't worry about the language skills, it is an international forum with one common language....large scale.

Cheers
Michael

Egon
12-16-11, 02:31 PM
What ! No candle in the lamp 1no1 Beautiful Bike.

Ton
12-16-11, 03:36 PM
Another masterpiece Jens!

hot ford coupe
12-17-11, 12:52 AM
Ton, you took the words right out of my mouth. Jens, we're going to have to give you the name Der Meister Modellbauer. I hope I said that right. 1nworthy11nworthy11nworthy1

Brizio
12-17-11, 07:59 AM
That's a fantastic work!

gbritnell
12-17-11, 08:32 AM
Beautiful work. Your writeup was excellent with the step by step process. I like how you used different material such as the antler for some of your parts.
gbritnell

Tony
12-19-11, 07:49 AM
I'm just amazed at the skills, wow nice work, and the way you tackle the build is great
Thanks for sharing

dpride
12-27-11, 02:07 AM
A wonderful model. Nice to see the in-depth description also.

Auréance
10-10-12, 02:37 PM
Where is the button “to vote for”? Beautiful work, good WIP of photographs - Practically not need for explanations.

5thwheel
11-13-12, 09:05 PM
Jens, Your build speaks a universal language. Very nice work. Thank you for showing it to us.
Bill

DaRELL
01-12-13, 08:47 AM
WOW beautiful work, love to look at the craftsmanship. I hope to be that good someday

BrassBuilder
01-13-13, 08:52 PM
WOW! This looks like a fun project! Your work is fantastic. 1nworthy1

Mike

MODEL A MODEL
10-29-17, 05:31 AM
A very elegant model!!

belugawhaleman
11-13-18, 04:18 AM
Outstanding! A beautiful model of an interesting subject. Well done!

markus68
02-11-19, 07:35 AM
Great model. Congraulations!