Converting a Lawn Mower Into a Generator
I see them every year around this time lying in front of their houses, waiting for the trash man to come pick them up. While many of them are junk, there are quite a few whose engines just need a little tune up and can be used to convert into a generator.
Converting a lawn mower into a generator is not a complicated process. Here are the parts you’ll need:
- Electrical Wires
- (optional) Mounting Bracket
How to Convert a Lawn Mower Into a Generator
There’s a number of great sites online that details this process. Here is a couple of the more notable ones:
- EpiCenter.com: These guys go into some good detail on how to convert a lawn mower into a generator, detailing setup, build, and wiring. What’s great is that they sell all the parts you need so you don’t have to go digging through the web to find the different parts.
- HomeDNS.org: Some good details into converting a lawn mower into a generator.
Lawn mower Generator Examples
For some inspiration, here are some videos on Youtube showing some different designs for homemade lawn mower generators: