13b. Solder the brush supports to the brush bosses (hubs). First
drill a sideways hole for a setscrew in the base of the finial, and
tap it with the #6-32 tap. File a groove in the top of the finial, then
center the brush support bar on the finial, prop it parallel to the
workbench top, and solder it in place.
13c. Crimp the alligator clips onto the ends of the brush support
bars, and solder.
14. FABRICATE THE LEYDEN JARS AND SHUNT
14a. Make the Leyden jar shunt. Cut a 22" length of brazing rod
and make a 90° bend 3½" in from each end. Solder 2 large brass
lamp chain pull balls to the ends. (Smaller finial balls or cabinet
knobs would work, too. If you use knobs, be sure to remove any
14b. Cut the Leyden jar bodies. Using the miter box and fine
tooth hacksaw, cut two 7½" lengths from the fluorescent lamp