A significant portion of our parts were waterjetted from sheet aluminium today! I’ve never used a waterjet before so that was utterly awesome.
Our job for the .250 inch alone took 51 mins. I think Charles and Justin had to stay there for quite awhile. That said, we were quite happy with the waterjetted parts!… At least most of them:
I guess the important thing is to note that the waterjetter isn’t reliable, and to always be ready to make spares etc. The band saw actually comes in incredibly useful for fixing such errors.
Regardless, we finally popped everything out of our sheet:
And finally started assembling Metal onto Metal:
We didn’t manage to assemble the entire cart though. Waiting for some crucial McMaster stuff, but we hope to have a rolling cart sans seat by the end of Friday 12th July. Would like to do the brakes, but that depends if the cables from jenson get in.