A day off - nearly!
Today was supposed to be a break from the course but we did have the option of spending at least some of the day in the workshop.
I decided to spend the morning re-making the seat tube collar as the original one I made yesterday was not up to scratch. After cutting the sleeve tube to size (I extended it to 100mm rather than yesterday's 70mm one) I marked four centrelines on it, to split the tube into quarters lenthways. This enabled me to mark out the pointed sections and ensure that I got the filing straight.
Once it was filed to size, I could mark out and drill the holes as before. Well, nearly as before except that I decided to put four 10mm holes, one on each centre line and then one 6mm hole on each point.
Looks pretty nice on the seat tube:
With that complete, Nick and I are going to head off for a bike ride in the sunshine. Would be rude not to....