Woodshop Work

The woodshop stage was an enormous undertaking! Almost two hundred 2x4s had to be processed as the framework for the track. Next, the ribs had to be combined with the 2x4s to create the skeleton for the plywood faces. The face piece was attached using brads and then screws. There are 39 individual units that make up the track, meaning there are 78 trusses to support them. The track is designed to bank at 45 degrees, a common bank for standard 250m full-sized tracks. Circulus is unique in that it forms a circle instead of an ellipsoid, meaning the banking is consistent through out the entire surface.


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