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