Finished picture first, complete with Subaru all-weather floor mat drink coasters. Spinning the tabletop rotates the crankshaft.
The only pic I have prior to cleaning. It ran, but burned oil and was overall extremely greasy.
Me sandblasting. I hate sandblasting. Before this I steam cleaned it and pressure washed it, but that wasn't enough.
Faces sanded, pistons and cylinders masked
Painted the lettering red
After a few coats of clear
The top of the wood base, with holes for mounting to the motor
2×4 base frame
2×4 base wrapped in trim
Assembled base mounted on the motor
Table top with 2×4 skirt mounted
Table top with a week's worth of clear coat/sand/more clearcoat
Tabletop skirt wrapped in trim
Mounting plate on the crank pulley
Tabletop screwed on
Finishing touch 🙂