Day 2 - December 10, 2016

This week, TF5 began the OP-51 project, a detailed project that incorporates important knowledge of sheet metal basics. The students learned how to lay out markings for holes and spacing, as well as how to use the first power tool of the build, the deburring wheel. The purpose of this tool is to speed up the deburring process and leave a smooth edge on the part.

We then drilled the holes and cut the parts according to the layout. Some students also started to learn how to dimple and countersink holes, and rivet some of their first rivets. The projects are coming together, and we will soon dive into the toolbox kits.

Tune in next week for more progress!

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