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V. Ryan 2001-2020

 

BASIC EQUIPMENT

 

1. The Fretsaw

2. Machine Drills

3. The Radial Arm Drill

4. The Bench Drill

5. The Bench Drill - Worksheet

PDF FILE - POSTER - DRILLING MACHINE
 

6. The Hand Drill

7. How to use a Hand Drill

8. G Cramps

9. Sash Clamps

10. Sash Clamps - Questions / Worksheet

11. Types of Plane

12. Types of Plane - Questions / Worksheet

13. How to use a Smoothing Plane and Jack Plane

14. The Woodworkers Try-Square

15. The Marking Gauge

16. The Engineers Try-Square

17. The Sliding Bevel

18. Back Saws

19. The Coping Saw

20. The Hacksaw
21. How to use a Hacksaw
22. The Junior Hacksaw
23. How to use a Junior Hacksaw
24. The Jewellers Piercing saw

25. How to use a Centre Square

26. How to use a Surface Gauge

27. The Centre and Dot Punch

28. General Chisels

29. The Mortise Gauge

30. The Mortise Chisel

31. The Hot Glue Gun

32. The Power Hacksaw

33. Hand Files - 1

34. Hand Files - 2

35. Hand Files - 3

36. Disk Sander - 1

37. Disk Sander - 2

38. Bending Tubes and Pipes

39. Cold Working ( Plastic Deformation) of Metals
 
40. The Hand Vice
41. The Machine Vice
42. The Engineers / Fitter Vice (Sometimes called the Mechanics Vice)
43. How to use an Engineers Vice
44. The Leg Vice (Solid Box Vice)
 
45. Engineers Spring Dividers
46. Engineers Calipers (Firm, Inside and Outside Calipers)
47. Trammels for Engineering
48. Toolmakers' Clamp
49. Clamps - Vee Blocks
50. Engineers Angle Plate
51. Dial Indicators
52. Folding Bars
53. Manually Operated Sheet Metal Folding Machine
54. Tinman's Snips
55. Light Duty Bench Shears
56. Engineers Spirit Levels
57. Cold Chisels
58. How to use a Flat Cold Chisel
 
HAMMERS
1. Ball Pein, Cross Pein and Straight Pein
2. The Pin Hammer and Claw Hammer
3. Specialist Hammers - Repousse Hammer, Blocking Hammer and Planishing Hammer
4. Specialist Hammers - Raising Hammer, Collet Hammer and Creasing Hammer
5. Specialist Hammers - Nylon/Rubber Hammer, Copper Hammer, Smith's Hammer and Club Hammer
 
 
SCREW THREADS
1. Cutting Internal Threads by Hand using Taps and a Wrench
2. Cutting External Threads with a Stock and Die
3. Using a Centre Lathe as an aid to Manually Cutting External Threads
 
REAMERS (MANUAL AND MACHINE)
1. Reamers - an Introduction
2. Using a Machine Reamer, Taper Reamers and Adjustable (Expandable) Reamers
 
FORGING - THE SKILLS OF THE BLACKSMITH
1. The Anvil, Forging and Safety
2. The Traditional Blacksmith's Hearth
3. The Modern Ceramic Blacksmith's Chip Forge
4. Tongs for Forging
5. Metals for Forgework and Forging Temperatures
6. Hammers for Forgework
7. Simple Forging - 'Bending' of Metal
8. Jumping Up - Upsetting
9. Blacksmith's Setts
10. Drawing Down to a Taper
11. Forging a Flare and a Simple Scroll
12. Punching and Drifting
13. Fullering
14. Swages and Swage Blocks
15. Forging an Eye and Simple Curves
16. Stages In The Forging An Eye Using A Jig / Former
17. Creating a Twist
18. Welding Through Forging
19. The Blacksmith's Power Hammer
20. Drop Forging - Open Die Forging
21. Drop Forging - Closed Die Forging
 
PDF FILE - POSTER - INTRODUCTION TO FORGEWORK - PART ONE
PDF FILE - POSTER - INTRODUCTION TO FORGING - PART TWO
PDF FILE - POSTER - INTRODUCTION TO FORGEWORK - PART THREE
PDF FILE - POSTER - INTRODUCTION TO FORGEWORK - PART FOUR
 

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
 
SHORT VIDEO - INTRODUCTION TO THE WOOD TURNING LATHE
 
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)
 
MAINTENANCE AND SAFETY CHECKS OF MACHINES
 
1. The Maintenance and Safety of Engineered Products
PDF FILE - POSTER - MAINTENANCE AND SAFETY OF MACHINES
2. Boxed Learning Exercise - Maintenance and Safety of Machines
 

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
 
OTHER POPULAR FORMS OF WELDING
 
1. Electric Arc Welding
2. Spot Welding
3. MIG Welding (Metal Inert Gas)
4. TIG Welding (Tungsten Inert Gas)
 
PDF FILE - Revision Cards - WELDING
PDF FILE - POSTER - WELDING
 

HEAT TREATMENT

 
VIDEO - BRAZING AND THE BRAZING HEARTH
 
The Carbon Content of Steel
 

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

 
7. Commercial Heat Treatment of Steel - Critical Points - Normalising - Annealing
 
SINTERING OF METALS
1. Laser Sintering of Metals - Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS)
2. Pressing and Sintering of Metals
3. Revision Cards - Pressing and Sintering 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
 
ALUMINIUM CASTING EXAMINATION QUESTION
 

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
 
CNC CENTRES
1. Introduction to the CNC Turning Centre
2. Vertical Axis CNC Centres
3. Turret Tooling, Gang Tooling and Live Tooling
 
FINISHES APPLIED TO METALS / WOODS AND PLASTICS
1. Machined Finishes on Metals, Including the Centre Lathe, Milling Machines and the Surface Grinder
 
2. Finishes to Woods, Metals and Plastics
 

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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