As you are all aware we use the Localgiving website for online donations. We are delighted to announce that in addition to the generous public and members' donations received that way, we have also been awarded a “Magic Little Grant” of £500 which we have used on workshop equipment and materials.
Bosch Slide mitre saw. (the one we have does not cut accurately)
Set of 40mm knives and limiters for the Spindle moulder. (to be used for shaping parts of the paddle fascia)
PTFE tenon saw
PTFE 20" handsaw
1/2" radius router cutter. (to be used for shaping decorative pieces on the paddle wheel cover)
6 piece screwdriver set
Digital depth gauge (essential for accurate of setting blades on the planer/thicknesser
20 pairs of safety handler gloves.
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Polish company, JSC, have produced a 1/400 scale card kit of four vessels involved in Operation Dynamo, including HMS Medway Queen. each kit comes in book form with rigid hull parts to make models of HMS Medway Queen, HMS Codrington (destroyer), HMS Basilisk (destroyer) and HMS Thuringia (a/s trawler).