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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1874-1875-156

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104 APPLIED SCIENCES shops and much greater facilities are now afforded for the execution of various works Students of the First Year onjoining the Department are made acquainted with the different Tools and their practical application to the purposes of Carpenters' and Joiners' work by going through the processes of Preparing the Wood setting out and forming trom figured drawings prepared by themselves the various Joints used in Constructions of Wood after which they are employed in making Models in which the preceding Joints are combined so as to form Trusses for Roofs Bridges Girders and other Framings required for Buildings and other purposes Students are then enabled in their Third Term to proceed with the construction of Models of various sorts in illustration of the different apparatus used in Practical Mechanics Manu- factures and Philosophical Experiments which involve the necessity of Turning for which purpose they are instructed in the use of the tools for turning soft wood hard wood ivory- and other substances and also in the mode of preparing and fixing the work in the Lathe The formation of Cycloidal Epicycloidal and Involute Teeth for Wheels Pinions Racks &c They are also instructed in the method of working in Sheet Metals and Soldering Second Year Students commence Metal Work the operations of which consist of the various processes of Chipping Filing Fitting Turning Boring Screw-cutting and Planing the con- struction of Foundry Patterns in Wood or Metal and Core- boxes These Students are also instructed in forging Wrought Iron and Steel and in Easter Term Moulder attends who gives practical instruction in the Art of Moulding With proper attention to the foregoing routine of procedure the Students become sufficiently proficient to ba enabled to make for themselves Lathes and the apparatus connected with them Tools of various sorts Working Models of Steam- engines Boilers and other Machinery in the construction of which either Metal or Wood or the two combined are employed
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