A HANDS-ON GUIDE TO HARNESSING
This chapter will describe how we build the 'frame' for the wind turbine. This involves a fair bit of metal work. To do this you'll need to have the ability to cut/grind and weld steel. If you're new to this type of work it might pay to practice your skills on some scraps. The tolerances with this are not terribly, again - the design is very forgiving. But some of the welds are critical so you need to be a bit careful. Also keep in mind the dangers of metal work. This is the most dangerous work you'll do to build the wind turbine. Metal is often sharp when you cut it. Grinding can be fairly dangerous - lots of shards flying around and I've seen grind stones explode before, so be sure to wear a face shield. Cutting with a torch or welding has it's obvious hazards (molten hot steel and sparks flying). Just follow proper safety proceedures and odds are you'll live through it.
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