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V. Ryan 2001-2014

 
     
 

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  
     
     
 

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

 
     
 

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  
     
 

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

 
     
 

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  
     
 

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  
     
 

PRECISE MEASURING

 
     
 

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  
     
 

4.The Micrometer

 
 

5. The Depth Gauge Micrometer

 
  PDF FILE - CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE MICROMETER WORKSHEET  
     
 
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