Do-it-yourself hood on the tiller

What is good about this particular design?

There are more than a dozen analogs of such a model, but in comparison with them, the original model of the tiller of the Kaluga master has a number of indisputable advantages.

  • Swivel connection. Most of these machines are rigidly connected to the processing tools and tractors, which makes it difficult to maneuver the machine and thus make it difficult to work with it. The details of this agricultural unit are connected by means of hinges. This makes it possible to change the direction of movement during work, if necessary, without removing the plow from the furrow..
  • Offset of the axis to the direction of travel. Many owners, when cultivating the soil using a tiller, faced such a difficulty that in the process of moving forward under the influence of soil resistance, the unit is pulled to the side. A lot of effort should be made to align the furrow. To compensate for this skid, the foreman positioned the plow axis at a slight angle towards the direction of travel. When plowing, the structure is slightly turned to the left. The desired position can always be adjusted with the three link pivots.
  • Level of the set plowing depth. If in other models the plowing depth is maintained by lowering or raising the plow, then when working with this tiller it is done automatically. Regulation is carried out by changing the angle of the plow in relation to the furrow. The structure is equipped with a field board, which acts as a lifting force when burying the plow. If, on the contrary, a ploughshare appears above the surface of the earth, then its angle of attack instantly increases, under the action of which it again plunges into the ground to a given depth.

We build a tiller according to the instructions from Arkhipov

What can you build on your own?

The factory-made tiller market offers customers a fairly wide range of products for every taste. However, the prices for such agricultural machinery are far from being able to be mastered by many. Therefore, in the gardens in rural areas, you can often find a homemade tiller, which, in terms of operational parameters, is not nearly inferior to the factory analogue..

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Craftsmen most often use parts of old motorcycles and scrap metal when creating universal designs.

Morally outdated motorcycle models often serve as the basis for the manufacture of various homemade products and small-scale mechanization tools useful in the economy.

Since homemade tillers are often created from improvised old materials, the Druzhba saw motor, which is well-known to many, is often used as the engine of the unit..

On the basis of homemade tillers, craftsmen create tools that are no less important in agriculture, for example: plows, as well as hillers for hilling corn or potatoes

One of these masters is the inventor Valentin Arkhipov, who is the author of the manufacture of a number of useful devices and the construction of all kinds of household equipment..

A talented designer has created a multifunctional device with which you can not only plow and harrow the land, but also plant, huddle tuberous crops, as well as harvest and rake the tops.

ILIRA – DO IT YOURSELF (Lyrics)

Therefore, when thinking over how to make a tiller with your own hands, it is better to opt for this proven and successfully applied option. Anyone can handle a simple and easy-to-use agricultural unit.

How this whole thing works – video example

An illustrative example of a tiller application:

Step-by-step device assembly technology

The assembly of the structure begins with the arrangement of the running shaft. To do this, a housing with bearings is attached to it, an asterisk is welded on and overrunning clutches are mounted, which will perform the function of a differential during operation. After that, the structure is equipped with wheels and a frame. A telescopic rod, plow and steering wheel are installed on the fixed frame..

The main elements of the travel shaft: 1 – shaft, 2 – sprocket, 3 – cover, 4 – bearing housing, 5 – support platform, 6 – bearing No. 308, 7 – freewheel housing, 8 – dog axle, 9 – dog, 10 – ratchet, 11 – bearing No. 307, 12 – washers, 13 – wheel, 14 – pawl spring

The agricultural tiller is equipped with special wheels, which, unlike rubber analogs, are able to provide better grip..

These metal wheels are not clogged with earth. When in contact with the ground, they do not compact it, but rather loosen it

To connect the frame of the unit with the engine mount and the frame of the scooter itself, two arcuate pipes are used. Between them there is a place for placing a fuel tank..

To equip the engine, a bracket is used, ending with a steel axle with a length of 150 mm. The bracket is welded cantilever to the U-shaped frame of the structure. A motor with a suspension is suspended on the axle itself. The assembled structure is connected to the arched arches of the frame. Only after that the secondary shaft is mounted, the control cables are pulled and the chains are tensioned..

The main elements of the control unit: 1 – connecting axle, 2 – strip, 3 – pipe, 4 – handles

Connecting elements of the structure: 1 – main rod, 2 – control rod

Unit design features

The tiller’s device is a self-propelled car on two wheels, equipped with an engine removed from a VP-150M scooter. The reason for choosing this particular engine was that it has such a design solution, thanks to which forced cooling of the cylinder head with air is carried out.

Such a motor from a scooter is capable of operating at the lowest speeds at fairly high loads.

For the construction of the tiller, the master used control cables, engine mounts, and also a double arc of the frame, handle and chain taken from the scooter. The rest of the construction details were manufactured

ILIRA – DO IT YOURSELF

Separately, the designer made a U-shaped frame welded from pipes and a wheel axle turned on a lathe. He also made 3 homemade hinges for the main and control rods. They will be used as connecting elements between the tiller itself, its rudder and the plow..

A steel pipe is attached to the frame of the unit by welding, ending with an axis, which is necessary for tensioning the cables going to the engine gearbox. The tension itself is carried out by means of a swinging rocker arm, the gearshift knob of which is a welded piece of steel pipe.

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The pitch of the chains used to create the device is 12.7 mm and 15.9 mm. The number of teeth in the sprockets: output shaft – 11, output shaft – 20 and 60, travel axle – 40.

We make a tiller with our own hands using the example of a design from Valentin Arkhipov

It is not an easy task to process a plot with a large area, where a significant part of the territory is allocated for a vegetable garden, using only improvised tools. Loosening, digging, and weeding the garden by hand takes a lot of time and effort. It’s good when there is an opportunity to purchase a tiller, which will become an indispensable assistant on the site. But to facilitate the work on the ground, you can also make a tiller with your own hands.

How can you upgrade a homemade tiller?

Arkhipov’s tiller is multifunctional. It can be used as a plow, or as a cultivator. To do this, it is sufficient to replace the detachable parts for the plow with parts with the cultivator blades removed. the tiller will deepen the furrows into the ground as it advances and place potato tubers in them. To plow the tubers, you just need to install the dumps in place and walk the unit between the planted rows.

Sprouted plants can be hilled by the same principle. You can learn more about how to independently design a hiller for a tiller from the material: https://diz-cafe.com/tech/okuchnik-svoimi-rukami.html

The agricultural unit is also convenient for harvesting. Using different plows, you can change the working width. The unit is also good in that it is able to collect missed potatoes and tops of plants left after harvesting. For these purposes, it is equipped with a rake or harrow..

The universal design can be used not only for agricultural work. In winter, it is successfully used for snow removal. A faithful assistant will also come in handy for cleaning the paths of the local area. By installing a roller with a round brush and an additional sprocket on the tiller, the owner will make it easier for himself to work on clearing sidewalks.

We build a tiller according to the instructions from Arkhipov

Step-by-step device assembly technology

The assembly of the structure begins with the arrangement of the running shaft. To do this, a housing with bearings is attached to it, an asterisk is welded on and overrunning clutches are mounted, which will perform the function of a differential during operation. After that, the structure is equipped with wheels and a frame. A telescopic rod, plow and steering wheel are installed on the fixed frame..

The main elements of the travel shaft: 1 – shaft, 2 – sprocket, 3 – cover, 4 – bearing housing, 5 – support platform, 6 – bearing No. 308, 7 – freewheel housing, 8 – dog axle, 9 – dog, 10 – ratchet, 11 – bearing No. 307, 12 – washers, 13 – wheel, 14 – pawl spring

The agricultural tiller is equipped with special wheels, which, unlike rubber analogs, are able to provide better grip..

These metal wheels are not clogged with earth. When in contact with the ground, they do not compact it, but rather loosen it

To connect the frame of the unit with the engine mount and the frame of the scooter itself, two arcuate pipes are used. Between them there is a place for placing a fuel tank..

To equip the engine, a bracket is used, ending with a steel axle with a length of 150 mm. The bracket is welded cantilever to the U-shaped frame of the structure. A motor with a suspension is suspended on the axle itself. The assembled structure is connected to the arched arches of the frame. Only after that the secondary shaft is mounted, the control cables are pulled and the chains are tensioned..

The main elements of the control unit: 1 – connecting axle, 2 – strip, 3 – pipe, 4 – handles

Connecting elements of the structure: 1 – main rod, 2 – control rod

What is this design good for??

There are more than a dozen analogs of such a model, but in comparison with them, the original model of the tiller of the Kaluga master has a number of indisputable advantages.

  • Swivel connection. Most of these machines are rigidly connected to the processing tools and tractors, which makes it difficult to maneuver the machine and thus make it difficult to work with it. The details of this agricultural unit are connected by means of hinges. This makes it possible to change the direction of movement during work, if necessary, without removing the plow from the furrow..
  • Offset of the axis to the direction of travel. Many owners, when cultivating the soil using a tiller, faced such a difficulty that in the process of moving forward under the influence of soil resistance, the unit is pulled to the side. A lot of effort should be made to align the furrow. To compensate for this skid, the foreman positioned the plow axis at a slight angle towards the direction of travel. When plowing, the structure is slightly turned to the left. The desired position can always be adjusted with the three link pivots.
  • Level of the set plowing depth. If in other models the plowing depth is maintained by lowering or raising the plow, then when working with this tiller it is done automatically. Regulation is carried out by changing the angle of the plow in relation to the furrow. The structure is equipped with a field board, which acts as a lifting force when burying the plow. If, on the contrary, a ploughshare appears above the surface of the earth, then its angle of attack instantly increases, under the action of which it again plunges into the ground to a given depth.

Unit design features

The tiller’s device is a self-propelled car on two wheels, equipped with an engine removed from a VP-150M scooter. The reason for choosing this particular engine was that it has such a design solution, thanks to which forced cooling of the cylinder head with air is carried out.

Such a motor from a scooter is capable of operating at the lowest speeds at fairly high loads.

For the construction of the tiller, the master used control cables, engine mounts, and also a double arc of the frame, handle and chain taken from the scooter. The rest of the construction details were manufactured

Separately, the designer made a U-shaped frame welded from pipes and a wheel axle turned on a lathe. He also made 3 homemade hinges for the main and control rods. They will be used as connecting elements between the tiller itself, its rudder and the plow..

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A steel pipe is attached to the frame of the unit by welding, ending with an axis, which is necessary for tensioning the cables going to the engine gearbox. The tension itself is carried out by means of a swinging rocker arm, the gearshift knob of which is a welded piece of steel pipe.

The pitch of the chains used to create the device is 12.7 mm and 15.9 mm. The number of teeth in the sprockets: output shaft – 11, output shaft – 20 and 60, travel axle – 40.

Do-it-yourself hood on the tiller

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Homemade products for the tiller (52 videos)

Super video selection of the best videos

DIY potato planter for a tiller

Potato planter from Ildar Sunagatullin

How to make a tiller potato planter (start)

How to make a potato planter for tiller 2

How to make a tiller potato planter 3

How to make a tiller potato planter 4

How to make a potato planter for tiller 5 (sizes)

Homemade POTATO PLANTER (tests)

Homemade potato planter. I plow and plant potatoes.

Homemade cultivators for tiller

Homemade hedgehog cultivators for tiller

Homemade cultivator for a mini tractor from a tiller

Homemade cultivator inter-row for tiller

Whip up weeding cultivator

Homemade flat cutters for tiller

DIY potato weeder for tiller. Flat cutter for tiller

Flat cutter for tiller. Capture 1 meter

2-row weeding cultivator for tiller

Homemade hiller for tiller

Do-it-yourself disk hiller for a tiller

Do-it-yourself disk hiller for a tiller. Dimensions

Hillers for planting potatoes. Super option!

Disc hillers with cultivator tines for hilling potatoes

Photo review of creating a disc tiller for a tiller

Homemade mowers for tiller

Homemade rotary mower for tiller paired with adapter
The knives are 1 cm higher than one in relation to the other. The rotors are made of 3 mm metal. An additional paper air filter is mounted in the air intake, half of the size of a passenger car.

MOWER ON the tiller OWN HANDS (tiller neva MB 3)
In this video, I will show how a rotary tiller mower made from scrap metal works. The width of the home-made mower is 45 cm, the cutting height is 3.5 cm.The rotary mower is made for the neva MB 3 tiller, it mows grass of any height, both low and high.

Homemade tiller lugs

How to make tiller lugs. Manufacturing process.

Mini-video about making homemade lugs for the tiller with your own hands.

Homemade potato digger for tiller

Characteristics of the tiller potato digger:

– capture width: up to 390 mm
– processing depth: up to 180 mm
– drive: belt
– soil separator: adjustable by engine speed
– dimensions, LxWxH: 900x670x570 mm
– weight: 34 kg

The simplest homemade potato digger for a fan-type tiller. In this video I show a potato digger I made, with which I have been digging potatoes for more than 3 years on my site.

The potato digger is made of scrap materials for the “Neva” tiller, without the use of a roar. Lightweight, simple, reliable and cost effective.

Homemade wood splitter for tiller

Screw cleaver for tiller

Tiller wood chipper

How to make a wood splitter

Homemade snow blower to tiller

Homemade auger snow blower for a tiller with your own hands

Homemade seeder for tiller

Tiller corn seeder

Homemade trailer to the tiller

The trailer can be attached to a car, mini tractor and tiller

DIY trailer for a tiller

Dimensions of a trailer for a tiller and a mini tractor with your own hands

It is not an easy task to process a plot with a large area, where a significant part of the territory is allocated for a vegetable garden, using only improvised tools. Loosening, digging, and weeding the garden by hand takes a lot of time and effort. It’s good when there is an opportunity to purchase a tiller, which will become an indispensable assistant on the site. But to facilitate the work on the ground, you can also make a tiller with your own hands.

How this whole thing works – video example

An illustrative example of a tiller application:

What can you build on your own?

The factory-made tiller market offers customers a fairly wide range of products for every taste. However, the prices for such agricultural machinery are far from being able to be mastered by many. Therefore, in the gardens in rural areas, you can often find a homemade tiller, which, in terms of operational parameters, is not nearly inferior to the factory analogue..

Craftsmen most often use parts of old motorcycles and scrap metal when creating universal designs.

Morally outdated motorcycle models often serve as the basis for the manufacture of various homemade products and small-scale mechanization tools useful in the economy.

Since homemade tillers are often created from improvised old materials, the Druzhba saw motor, which is well-known to many, is often used as the engine of the unit..

On the basis of homemade tillers, craftsmen create tools that are no less important in agriculture, for example: plows, as well as hillers for hilling corn or potatoes

One of these masters is the inventor Valentin Arkhipov, who is the author of the manufacture of a number of useful devices and the construction of all kinds of household equipment..

A talented designer has created a multifunctional device with which you can not only plow and harrow the land, but also plant, huddle tuberous crops, as well as harvest and rake the tops.

Therefore, when thinking over how to make a tiller with your own hands, it is better to opt for this proven and successfully applied option. Anyone can handle a simple and easy-to-use agricultural unit.

Required parameters

When making homemade products for a tiller, it is important to consider the factors that will allow the equipment to work correctly. You cannot assemble the machine like a neighbor working on a tractor and connect it to a tiller. The parameters of equipment and attachments must be appropriate. Therefore, it is necessary to pay attention to the following points:

  • Tiller power. So, for equipment with a capacity of 4.5 liters. from. a load of 250 kg will be sufficient, taking into account the driver. Based on this value, you can calculate the mass of the transported cargo in the trailer, the number of allowed plows, and so on..
  • The size. The plot near the house, even the largest one, is still not a field. Therefore, there will certainly be areas where large equipment will not fit. In addition, large (or, conversely, narrow) equipment is not always convenient to work with. It may not pass between trees or, conversely, be too narrow for the garden bed. Consider these dimensions in advance.
  • Provide a unit for attaching the equipment to the tiller. It can be articulated, on bushings, bearing. It is necessary to select it specifically for your technique..
  • A method of fastening individual pieces of equipment to each other. One-piece units can be connected to each other by welding, rivets, bolts. The choice in this case depends on the availability of the tool, time and abilities..
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These are the main questions that need to be thought through. But not the only ones. In the process of making homemade products for a tiller, there will be many questions and nuances that will need to be carefully considered in order to make the right decision..

Homemade mower for tiller

You can make a mower from the available options. In this case, a frame is made to begin with. Most often, a 40×40 mm metal corner is taken as a starting material. Sometimes they take the base from factory mowers. But this is a more expensive option..

Bearings are attached to the finished frame, into which the axle for the wheels is mounted. After that, the working part is attached. The type of mower depends on its type: rotary, segment or connected to a cart. In action, it can be driven by a chain from a chainsaw gearbox. In the case of a rotary mower, metal discs are taken, between which knives are attached. In the second case, the knives are attached to a metal bar. A wheel is attached to a metal bar (suitable from an old baby carriage), which is driven by a PTO from equipment. On this, the homemade tiller mower is ready..

Do-it-yourself hood on the tiller

Trailer manufacturing

One of the most popular homemade products is the trailer. It can be considered the most basic unit for working with a tiller. As already noted, it is necessary to start with the preparation of drawings and calculations. The design may differ depending on the desire, imagination and available material.

The first step is to prepare the frame. A rectangular frame is made with the obligatory insertion of stiffeners. Places are provided to which the chassis elements and attachments to the tiller will be attached. The undercarriage is most often mounted on a homemade hub (fittings welded to the frame are edged).

Next, the chassis is directly attached. A bearing system or an axle can be used here depending on the trailer design. In the second case, it is better to perform a removable mount than a welded one. This may be needed when repairing (replacing) the axle.

The clutch mechanism is easier to purchase ready-made. You just need to attach it to the trailer. It is usually attached to a piece of metal pipe that is welded to the cart frame..

Further, the body is assembled. Use steel, stainless steel or galvanized for this. It is important to make stiffeners along the bottom and sides. Provides a place for the driver.

Reducing unit noise

Even the most modern and expensive cultivators make a lot of noise during operation, especially at high speeds. This factor greatly tires the operator and can serve as a reason for the deterioration of relations with neighbors. A homemade muffler will help to solve the problem. This is a task that is within the reach of any craftsman with initial skills in handling iron..

In order to make a muffler for a tiller with your own hands, you will need the following tools and materials:

  • roulette;
  • welding machine;
  • Angle Grinder;
  • electric drill;
  • hammer;
  • aluminum clamp;
  • stainless steel 2 mm thick;
  • metal shavings.

Having collected everything you need, you can begin to improve the exhaust system..

This is done in the following sequence:

  • Make 2 tubes of oval section from stainless steel. The diameter of the pipes should differ by 1-1.5 cm. Fasten the pipe joints with a welding machine.
  • In a pipe with a smaller diameter, make the maximum number of holes with a diameter of 8 mm. Wrap it with metal shavings. Coil up the shavings with steel wire.
  • Insert the smaller pipe into the larger one. Fix them in position with steel bars and welding.
  • Attach the muffler to the exhaust pipe and secure with a hose clamp.

The noise level after such an improvement will decrease several times. The service life of a homemade muffler will be at least 5 years. So, being content with little, you can significantly improve the conditions for agricultural and other work using a tiller.

We make a cultivator

A homemade cultivator for a tiller is made of steel sheet with dimensions of 150×150 mm. The cutter is made of 250×40 mm plates. The plates are connected in pairs in the form of a cutter. Usually they are bolted. Next, two metal pipes are taken, which are interconnected with ready-made cutters. The whole structure is attached to the tiller shaft.

Homemade products and accessories for the tiller. New versions

Very often, the acquisition of a tiller is due to the performance of a single task, but over time, its owner has a desire to make his technique universal. Many people wonder what can be done from a tiller to improve it. In fact, there are a large number of craftsmen who can adapt anything for other tools: the main thing is to have certain technical skills for this, combined with creative ingenuity..

What can be made?

The tiller’s functionality is very broad. They only depend on additional devices that are attached to it. Tiller homemade products are a good alternative to factory mechanisms. The main thing is to have a little imagination and understanding of the matter. And you can make almost anything.

You can make the following units for the tiller with your own hands:

The list goes on. But it is already clear that homemade equipment for a tiller allows you to perform all types of work on the site.