Re: First Tesla Coil

In a message dated 10/19/1999 7:42:37 AM Mountain Daylight Time, 
tesla-at-pupman-dot-com writes:

> Hello,
>   I'm looking at making an attempt at building a tesla coil for
>  an english project, and I'm trying to look for some web pages to aid
>  in the construction of it.  I've been able to find a few good
>  webpages while browsing the tesla coil webring's site, but I'd still
>  like to know more, and I'm also trying to find a site that might be
>  more geared towards a person who has never built one before.  I was
>  wondering if anyone could point me towards a site for two that might
>  help, or give me any advice on building one.  
>  Thanks in advance,
>  Travis Stewart
Why don't you pick up the November 99 issue of Popular Electronics.  It has 
plans for a good beginner coil that is powered by a solid state driver and 
two automobile ignition coils.