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 attend. 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.

In The Workshop 03/02/17

Our engineers have been busy this week producing several internal parts for the FT. An example of the level of detail required for this restoration.…

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In The Workshop 27/01/17

This week our engineers have been making various small parts for the Renault FT 17 turret interior, cabin and exterior. Items produced are the curettes…

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In The Workshop 20/01/17

The riveting of the Renault FT and TSF suspension beams Longeron ia now complete. Small changes have been implemented reflecting the differences between the early…

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In The Workshop 13/01/17

We pushed on with the suspension longeron beams. The difficult rivets had to be attended to – those which required a special tool to be…

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In The Workshop 06/01/17

Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a good Christmas. Our team is now back and working hard on the Renault FT and TSF suspension…

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In the Workshop 09/12/16

This week saw the completion of the cooling fans for the Renault FT and TSF and work continued on the fan shrouds. The self adjusting…

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In The Workshop 02/12/16

Renault FT fans, pulleys and clutch bell housings This week we completed work on the fans for the Renault FT radiator. The last part of…

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In the Workshop 25/11/16

What’s been happening at the Weald Foundation? Delivery of more of the expansive number of spares, cleaning kit and parts for the KwK 38 and…

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