Finch Foundy, Start of Season and repairs

We had our Finch Foundry Start of Season meeting for staff and volunteers yesterday – lots of new faces  – welcome everyone.

Finch SoS5Here is Ben the Foundry Manager running through the agenda

Finch SoS4Behind the scenes various repairs to the machinery and waterwheels are taking place – these bolts have rusted through on the hammer waterwheel

Finch SoS2They are being replaced with some new stainless steel ones

Finch SoS1Specially manufactured for Finch Foundry in Exeter

Finch SoS3Eddie one of our building team has been working on the water wheels and in this picture he has inserted some wedges to help the wheel run true

Finch Foundry opens for the season on the 14th March

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