3rd course – Tool making

Explanation of the various kinds of tools that can be used with an anvil and by hand. Explanation of the different kinds of steel used for the realisation of them (e.g. c40, w300, k720). Explanation of which steels to use to get the various kinds of tools. Explanation of the different kinds of steel gardening.

PINCERS

  • Explanation and drawing of the various processing phases needed for the construction of a pair of pincers. Perspective drawing of the different kinds of pincers (e.g. flat, round, square).

  • The teacher will realise a pair of pincers giving a practical explanation of the various processing phases. The students will have to realise one or more pairs of steel pincers.

HAMMERS, CAULKING CHISELS AND VARIOUS TOOLS WITH A HANDLE

  • Explanation and drawing of the various processing phases needed for the construction of a hammer and of the tools necessary for the realisation of it. Explanation and drawing of the different kinds of possible hammers. Drawing of the various tools. The teacher will give a practical demonstration of how a hammer is realised explaining in detail all of the different processing phases. The students will have to realise hammers, caulking chisels and various tools with a handle.

SETTS

  • Explanation and drawing of the various processing phases needed for the construction of a sett. Explanation and drawing of the different kinds of possible setts. The teacher will give a practical demonstration of how a sett is realised explaining in detail all of the different processing phases. The students will have to realise various kinds of steel setts.

VIOLA

  • Explanation and drawing of the various processing phases needed for the construction of a viola. The teacher will give a practical demonstration of how a viola is realised explaining in detail all of the different processing phases. The students will have to realise an anvil viola or an anchor clamp viola.

PITCHFORKS

  • Explanation and drawing of the various processing phases needed for the construction of a pitchfork. The teacher will give a practical demonstration of how a pitchfork is realised explaining in detail all of the different processing phases. The students will have to realise a one-piece steel pitchfork.

MALLET TOOLS

  • Explanation and drawing of the various processing phases needed for the construction of mallet tools. The teacher will give a practical demonstration of how a mallet tool is realised explaining in detail all of the different processing phases. The students will have to realise a steel mallet tool.

HANDOVER OF HOMEWORK, IN ORDER TO ENTER THE 4° COURSE