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Gathering Through Application

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The focus of this Tuesday was to finish assembling all the vertical ramp pieces for the longest straightaway for the ball run. Applying the systems developed last session we had a solid understanding of what needed to be done, where to begin and how to execute. After a quick circle up the group set swiftly into assembly mode. Check out the photos below for a caption of our progress.  

Maite grabs a drill and gets to work helping attach all the vertical ramp legs using the system established last week of driving only a single screw so they can be rotated upwards before being secured into place. 

Maite grabs a drill and gets to work helping attach all the vertical ramp legs using the system established last week of driving only a single screw so they can be rotated upwards before being secured into place. 

Teamwork time! Noah and Luca work together constructing the ramp holders and setting them in place to keep the entire operation flowing smoothly.

Teamwork time! Noah and Luca work together constructing the ramp holders and setting them in place to keep the entire operation flowing smoothly.

We clamped, drilled and assembled so much track that we practically covered the entire shop floor with our horizontal ramp supports. Once everything was assembled we gathered together to review how to safely rotate the ramp supports into the air and flip the entire structure to its final upright position. Then we broke into two teams to hold the structure in place and sink the final four screws.   

Success! Teamwork Tuesdays strike again!!!  

Success! Teamwork Tuesdays strike again!!!  

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