Dans mon Pou-du-Ciel


Fitted baggage compartment floor again — 2019-10-10 19:15:59

Fitted baggage compartment floor and glued support cross-piece. Adjusted fit of seat back members.

1.2 hours, $0.

Baggage compartment floor — 2019-10-07 20:23:52

Started fitting supports for baggage compartment floor and the floor itself.

1.0 hours, $0.

Fitted seat-back members — 2019-10-03 19:46:58

Fitted seat back members. Squared and aligned rear longerons.

0.7 hours, $0.

Joined rear point — 2019-09-27 19:35:33

Joined rear point with steel fitting. (Those are temporary screws in the picture.)

0.6 hours, $0.

Cut tail post and bracket — 2019-09-26 23:48:20

Cut tailpost. Cut steel for lower tailpost bracket.

1.0 hours, $0.

Rejigged fuselage — 2019-09-26 23:46:50

Set fuselage up to align rear point.

0.4 hours, $0.

Screwed in seat and glued supports — 2019-09-14 20:28:36

Screwed in the seat bottom and glued on the stiffeners.

1.0 hours, $0.

Cut hole in pilot seat — 2019-09-13 22:42:42

Cut hole in seat bottom for stick using a Dremel circle cutter. It's a much better tool than my circle cutting compass - faster and easier on the hands.

0.5 hours, $0.

Ruined lyre branch — 2019-09-01 12:36:04

Finished cutting lyre branch and attempted to fit it. Cut the part that fits between the plywood layers so badly it couldn't be repaired.

1.0 hours, $0.

Marked and started cutting lyre branch — 2019-08-31 00:59:54

Printed (at Staples) a lyre pattern, marked it on the maple board, and started cutting before light got too bad.

1.0 hours, $4.

Fitted seat bottom — 2019-08-28 21:15:58

Fitted a seat bottom. Need to cut hole and add reinforcing members.

0.8 hours, $0.

Little things — 2019-08-25 22:53:39

Removed excess glue, checked angle of members to which lyre fastens, cleaned up a bit with file.

0.2 hours, $0.

A couple fixes — 2019-08-25 18:01:00

Because I glued the bottom cross-piece to the wrong side of the seat, I added a seat support on the correct side. Also a shim to level a slight misalignment of one side bar. Also cut a seat bottom - too small.

1.0 hours, $0.

Cleaned up excess glue — 2019-08-24 19:07:55

Cleaned up a lot of excess glue.

1.2 hours, $0.

Removed fuselage from jig — 2019-08-23 21:01:40

Removed fuselage from jig and cleaned up some excess glue.

0.3 hours, $0.