Last week the students started learning about the barrel. They continued this week on correcting barrel flatness and concentricity and also learned how to lubricate the mainspring.
|Simone checking the concentricity of his barrel|
|Theren observing flatness of the barrel|
After learning about the barrel, Henrik proceeded to teach the students how to check the conditions of the gear train, especially bending the wheels back to flatness.
|Henrik showing the students on the screen how flatness is checked on a wheel|
|Tomas brushing the wheel to check for flatness|
Eddie continued to work on the winding stem on the 8mm lathe. He learned how to make threads and also how to harden and temper.
|Eddie making the threads on the winding stem|
Nicolas started with the Schaublin 70 this week, making male cones and female cones. He finished his press fit plate by utilizing the skills he has learned these past 2 weeks.
|Nicolas preparing to turn on the 70 lathe|
|Press fitting the cones into the press fit plate|
|Bottom: made by Theren|
Middle: made by Henrik
|Theren made a travelling leather tool holder during his free time on the weekends|