Today we started making the arms and plate for the segments of barrel to be connected to the rotor. This involved quite a lot of machining and time. We used 3 pieces of square steel, steel plate and right angled brackets as teeth to grip on to the hub.
Joining the wind turbine together
Gary grinding down some jaws to be connected to the hub.
The 3 arms ready to be welded.
Marking out 120° for each segment/arm
Arm bolted to the vane ready to be welded to the plate.