This video demonstrates the carving of a paramotor propeller
by duplicating just one half of a damaged prop.
hub of the master and blank are bolted to the work top at
exactly the same centres as the router cutter and stylus
- 0:13 The prop master and blank are screwed
down at both ends, and the hub bolts are removed so the
hub can be machined.
- 0:40 The
hub is machined.
- 0:52 Both
hubs bolts are re fitted.
The top of the first blade is carved.
- 4:14 The
blank is removed and rotated 180 degrees. The centre line
drawn on the blank is lined up with the centre line on the
work top and the blank is fixed in place.
- 5:45 The
second blade is carved.
The blank and master are turned over, lined up with the
reference lines on the work top, and firmly fixed in place.
The back face of the second blade is carved.
The blank is rotated 180 degrees.
The back face of the first blade is carved. At 8:21
the main router assembly rail lock is applied
with every pass, ensuring that all areas have been cut.
Carving is complete.