Workshop

Read our weekly blog posts to hear about all the achievements in both workshops – the Fabrication Centre and the Assembly/Machining Centre. Each article covers what we achieved each week, from restoration to maintenance, from new discoveries to events we have held or attended. Become a member – learn and see more about everything we do. The detail and discoveries of the Research and Workshop Staff are provided with your membership via our Inside Track magazine. To see the work that is being done in person we invite you to become a member and attend the various events which include visits and talks within the Workshops.

Renault FT & TSF This week

This week we continued with the fitting of the suspension beam and later in the week began fitting the main suspension housing and the hull…

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Renault FT – Update

The six Renault FT brake bands have come back from being re-lined. We have two originals and four are newly made. We have also had…

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Renault TSF, Renault FT

This week we have continued dismantling the remains of the Renault TSF super structure to recover any usable nuts and bolts. We are also looking…

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Renault TSF

This week work on the TSF cupola was largely completed. The cupola itself has been repaired by using sections of a new cast cupola. The…

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Renault TSF, Renault FT

Detail Work Focus continued on the restoration of all of the small components within the Renault TSF “Blockhaus” Turret. Great attention was spent on saving…

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Renault TSF

The focus this week was on rebuilding the Renault TSF. We are cataloguing the progress with a time lapse camera. You’ll find updates on our…

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Renault TSF, Renault FT

Progress on the FT gearbox & TSF turret This week great strides were made on taking the TSF turret apart and recording large amounts of…

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Renault FT

The assembly of the Renault FT hull really picked up momentum. We completed the interior and exterior of the front of the hull, fitted the…

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Renault FT, Renault TSF

Assembly Begins! We took the first steps in reassembling the Renault FT. This started with the floor. All bolts had either been blasted and cleaned…

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Renault FT, Renault TSF

We are collecting numerous items from a dealer in Europe. This is quite exciting given how long we have had to wait for these parts.…

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