Hi everybody, I've been trying to find instructions on how to build an electric washing machine but am not having any luck! I found non-electric manual operated makeshift washers, but I need something with a little more oomph! The closest thing I've found is someone made a power saw from a washer motor. Not quite what I was looking for but it did get me thinking that I could use a circular saw motor for the spin action on the washer. But I'm not sure if it's possible to get it to go in reverse---then forward--then reverse--then forward, to achieve that crucial agitator function, without burning up the motor. Does anyone have any ideas for what I could do? I'm not sure exactly how it would work, as I haven't gotten to that point yet. Just seeing if it's possible first! I guess I'm just so tired of hauling clothes down to the laundromat every week, and this sounds like a fun project to attempt. Any help or guidance you can offer me is truly appreciated! Thanks guys!