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V. Ryan 2001-2017

 

BASIC EQUIPMENT

 

1. The Fretsaw

2. Machine Drills

3. The Bench Drill

4. The Bench Drill - Worksheet

5. The Hand Drill

6. How to use a Hand Drill

7. G Cramps

8. Sash Clamps

9. Sash Clamps - Questions / Worksheet

10. Types of Plane

11. Types of Plane - Questions / Worksheet

12. How to use a Smoothing Plane and Jack Plane

13. The Woodworkers Try-Square

14. The Marking Gauge

15. The Engineers Try-Square

16. The Sliding Bevel

17. Back Saws

18. The Coping Saw

19. The Hacksaw
20. How to use a Hacksaw

21. How to use a Centre Square

22. How to use a Surface Gauge

23. The Centre and Dot Punch

24. General Chisels

25. The Mortise Gauge

26. The Mortise Chisel

27. The Hot Glue Gun

28. The Power Hacksaw

29. Hand Files - 1

30. Hand Files - 2

31. Hand Files - 3

32. Disk Sander - 1

33. Disk Sander - 2

34. Bending Tubes and Pipes

 

MATERIALS

 

1. An Introduction to Materials

2. Natural Woods

3. Manmade Boards

4. Plastics

5. Metals

 

6. Galvanising Steel - 1

7. Galvanising Steel - 2

 

9. Smart Materials - Polymorph - Shaping by Hand

10. Smart Materials - Polymorph - Using a Mould

11. Smart Materials - Shape Memory Alloys - Page One

12. Smart Materials - Shape memory Alloys - Page Two

 
13. Tools, Materials and Equipment Word Exercise
 
WOOD TURNING
1. Introduction to Wood Turning
2. Wood Turning between Centres and using a Three Jaw Chuck
3. Preparing a Length and Wood for Turning
 
4. Wood Turning Tools - Gouges
5. Woodworkers Lathe Tools - Chisels and Scrapers
6. Lathe Ring Tools and Parting Tools
PDF FILE - CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE WORKSHEET ON TURNING TOOLS
 
7. Marking Out Wood to be Turned on a Lathe between Centres
8. Using a Card Template
9. Boring/Drilling Long holes (Deep Boring) on the Lathe
 
10. The Basics of Bowl Turning
11. Preparing a Blank for Bowl Turning
12. Turning a Blank on a Woodworking Lathe - 1
13. Finishing Turning a Bowl on a Lathe
14. Applying a Finish to a Turned Bowl
 
15. Turning a Bowl with a Matching Lid - Preparing the Blanks
16 Turn a Bowl with a Matching Lid - Lathe Work
 
PDF FILE - CLASS DISPLAY - WOOD TURNING LATHE (POSTER 1)
PDF FILE - CLASS DISPLAY - WOOD TURNING LATHE (POSTER 2)
PDF FILE - CLASS DISPLAY - WOOD TURNING (POSTER 3)
PDF FILE - CLASS DISPLAY - WOOD TURNING (POSTER 4)
PDF FILE - CLASS DOSPLAY - WOOD TURNING (POSTER 5)
 

PLASTICS EQUIPMENT

 

1. Injection Moulding

2. Extrusion

3. Blow Moulding

4. Examination Question - Injection / Blow Moulding

5. Moulding through Compression

6. Vacuum Forming - Blister Packaging

 
7. Examination Question (Part One) - Injection Moulding  HIPS, HDPE, LDPE, PP, Acrylic (PMMA), ABS.
8. Examination Question (Part Two) - Injection Moulding HIPS, HDPE, LDPE, PP, Acrylic (PMMA), ABS.
 

9. Vacuum Forming (two pages)

10. Vacuum Forming Examination Question - 1

11. Vacuum Forming Examination Question - 2

12. Using a Strip Heater

13. Strip Heater Question

14. Sequence Drawing - Use of the Strip Heater

15. The Profile Cutter

 

 
WELDING WITH OXYACETYLENE
 
1. Introduction to Oxyacetylene Welding
2. Gas Welding and Safety
3. Steel Welding Procedure - Flat Steel Plates
4. Welding Steel Plates at Right Angles
5. Brazing with Oxyacetylene
6. Braze Welding (Bronze Welding) and Brazing using Oxyacetylene
 

HEAT TREATMENT

 

1. The Brazing Hearth

2. Brazing a Joint

3. The Brazing Hearth - Health and Safety

4. Hardening and Tempering

5. Case Hardening of Steel

6. Annealing of Metals

 
SHORT VIDEO - ALUMINIUM CASTING PART ONE
PREPARING THE COPE AND DRAG FOR CASTING
 

7. Foundry Work 1(Casting 1)

8. Foundry Work 2 (Casting 2)

9. Foundry Work 3 (Casting 3)

10. Foundry Work 4 (Casting 4)

PDF FILE - CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE WORKSHEET ON THE CASTING PROCEDURE
 
SHORT VIDEO - ALUMINIUM CASTING PART TWO -
THE FURNACE, SAFETY AND CASTING PROCEDURE
 

11. The Furnace

12. Safety Clothing for Casting

PDF FILE - CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE WORKSHEET ON THE CYLINDRICAL FURNACE AND PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
 

13. The Casting Procedure (1)

14. The Casting Procedure (2)

15. The Casting Procedure (3)

PDF FILE - CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE WORKSHEET
 

SMALL SCALE ALUMINIUM CASTING

 
SHORT VIDEO - SMALL SCALE ALUMINIUM CASTING
 

1. PREPARING THE COPE (TOP CASTING BOX)

2. PREPARING THE DRAG (BOTTOM CASTING BOX)

3. HEATING THE POURING THE ALUMINIUM

 

PEWTER CASTING -1

 

1. Pewter Casting -1

2. Pewter Casting - 2

3. Pewter Casting - Safety

4. Pewter Casting - Question Sheet-1

5. Pewter Casting - Question Sheet - 2

 

PEWTER CASTING -2

 

6. Pewter, Small Scale Casting Project - Part 1

7. Pewter, Small Scale Casting Project - Part - 2

8. Pewter, Small Scale Casting Project - Part - 3

9. Pewter, Small Scale Casting Project - 4

10. Pewter, Small Scale Casting Project - 5

PDF FILE - Small Scale Casting - Pewter - Sequence Drawing Worksheet
 

11. MDF Moulds and Pewter Casting - Small Scale Casting - 1

12. MDF Moulds and Pewter Casting - Small Scale - 2

13. MDF Mould Design and Worksheet

 
Materials, Processes and Products  -  Starter Exercise
 

ENGINEERING

 

1. The Shaping Machine.

2. The Polishing (Buffing) Machine

3. The Polishing  (Buffing) Machine - Health and Safety

 

4. The Vertical Miller (1)

5. The Vertical Miller (2)  - Making Adjustments

6. The Vertical Miller (3) - More Information

7. The Vertical Miller - Health and Safety

PDF FILE - CLICK HERE FOR VERTICAL MILLER PRINTABLE WORKSHEET 
 

8. The Horizontal Milling Machine

9. The Horizontal Milling Machine - Cutters and Up-Milling

PDF FILE - CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE HORIZONTAL MILLING MACHINE WORKSHEET
 
SHORT VIDEO - INTRODUCTION TO THE CENTRE LATHE
 

10. The Centre Lathe

11. The Centre Lathe - 'Facing Off' and Short Taper Turning

12. Turning a Long Taper

13. Using the Centre Lathe to Drill

14. Using the Automatic Traverse to Turn a Length of Steel

15. How to Centre a Lathe Tool - Types of Tool

16. How to use a Knurling Tool

17. The Centre Lathe - Health and Safety
 
PDF FILE - CLASSROOM DISPLAY - POSTER 1 - CENTRE LATHE - THE LATHE
PDF FILE - CLASSROOM DISPLAY - POSTER 2 - CENTRE LATHE - 3 AND 4 JAW CHUCKS
PDF FILE - CLASSROOM DISPLAY - CENTRE LATHE - TAPER TURNING
PDF FILE - CLASSROOM DISPLAY - CENTRE LATHE - DRILLING
PDF FILE - CLASSROOM DISPLAY - CENTRE LATHE - LATHE TOOLS
 

PRECISE MEASURING

 
VIDEO - THE VERNIER CALIPER
 

1. The Digital Vernier Caliper - 1

2. The Digital Vernier Caliper - 2

3. The Vernier Caliper - Manual Version

PDF FILE - CLICK HERE FOR A WORKSHEET ON THE VERNIER CALIPER
 
VIDEO - THE MICROMETER
 

4.The Micrometer

5. The Depth Gauge Micrometer

PDF FILE - CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE MICROMETER WORKSHEET
 
 
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