Machining partsOver last weekend, Ben Dingley machined the angles that were previously cut to length on the power hacksaw.
|The angles set up and being machined at Sheffield Park (Ben Dingley)|
|Plenty of swarf produced by the milling operation (Ben Dingley)|
|Two of the completed angles (Ben Dingley)|
FramesMatt Holloway is well on his way through measuring and checking the frame plates. He is doing this to ensure that the hole centres marked on the plates by the factory are correct. As part of this check he is centre popping ready for the holes to be cut. Once all the checks have been carried out, hole cutting will commence. Remember - Check (at least) twice cut once!
Other WorkWork is continuing on the smaller parts this includes cleaning and painting of all the parts removed from the original frames ready for placing on the new frames when the time comes. There is also plenty of measuring and drawing going on for the bunker and tank drawings this work is of a lower priority at the moment but is being done as and when time is available so that the drawings are ready at the right time.
FundraisingThe sales stand is taking a short rest over the dark months. Apart, that is, for a small stand on Saturday 9th December, at Sheffield Park, when yours truly is in the Signal Box. We are always trying to devise new and exciting ways of making money for the project and hope to launch a new scheme in the new year. Don't Forget, Watch this space for details!
Information and How to help
News updates Project 27 Blogspot: http://wainrightsfinestsecr27.blogspot.co.uk/2017/11/
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