Youtuber Builds Miniature V8 Engine Using Only Paper

In a series of videos posted to YouTube, engineer Aliaksei Zholner demonstrates a miniscule V8 engine he designed that is built completely from paper (with minor bits of scotch tape to prevent friction).

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The engine is so tiny it fits inside the plastic container found inside a Kinder egg. In the the videos Zholner demonstrates the progress of the engine coming together over several months, and the latest clip posted this weekend incorporates a paper throttle that effectively controls the speed of the little whirring device using compressed air.

To demonstrate how the throttle works, Zholner made use of a balloon:

You can also see his wildly popular model v6 engine from last year:

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