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Small Numbers / Big Progress

Amanda SimonsComment

The Thursday After School Slide Builders are so close to finishing their working slide!

Today we set the goals of putting the platform in the air, as well as figuring out how to attach the slide. And even though we were missing some Tinkerers this week, everyone worked together to make tons of progress!

Some awesome team drilling / screwing together the base for our slide platform!

Some awesome team drilling / screwing together the base for our slide platform!

Team clamping the platform stand. 

Team clamping the platform stand. 

Attaching the eyebolts to the bottom of the platform -- they will later help us attach the slide to the platform. 

Attaching the eyebolts to the bottom of the platform -- they will later help us attach the slide to the platform. 

Josh demonstrates how to make a large hole using the tools the Tinkerers are already familiar with. 

Josh demonstrates how to make a large hole using the tools the Tinkerers are already familiar with. 

At the end of the session, the Tinkerers show off their airborne platform. With some final adjustments, next week we will be able to use our project for the first time!

At the end of the session, the Tinkerers show off their airborne platform. With some final adjustments, next week we will be able to use our project for the first time!

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