#10 Assembling the Mould Frame and Ribs

The first step in putting a mould together involves only the ribs and the four pieces of the frame. Other parts; a brass brace rod and extra ribs called waterbars will follow. You may recall that one edge of each frame piece was intentionally left rough. This bottom edge is now smoothed by a singleContinue reading “#10 Assembling the Mould Frame and Ribs”

#8 Drilling Holes in the Frame to Support the Ribs

First Step: Dial In the Drill Press Table This drill press has a table that can be tilted and is prone to getting out of alignment. A dial indicator mounted in the chuck can be rotated by hand to check this. Small taps from a dead blow hammer are usually enough to correct misalignment. IfContinue reading “#8 Drilling Holes in the Frame to Support the Ribs”