Dans mon Pou-du-Ciel

Rudder

Cleaned up glue on leading edge — 2020-03-09 13:32:27

Cleaned up glue on leading edge of rudder.

0.2 hours, $0.

Glued curved portion of leading edge — 2020-03-09 01:39:47

Glued curved portion of rudder leading edge.

0.4 hours, $0.

Cleaned up — 2020-03-05 20:23:21

Trimmed extra gusset length, cleaned up extra glue.

0.3 hours, $0.

Glued first leading edge strip — 2020-03-04 15:38:44

Glued the first leading edge strip and its remaining gussets.

0.5 hours, $0.

Glued a few gussets — 2020-03-03 21:07:52

Had a little T-88 and a few minutes left from another task, so I glued a few gussets on. They'll help align the leading edge when I do it tomorrow.

0.1 hours, $0.

Cleaned up rudder assembly, prepared leading edge — 2020-03-02 20:51:34

Removed excess glue. Beveled leading edge strips and cut gussets.

0.5 hours, $0.

Glued rudder ribs to spar — 2020-03-01 20:48:00

Glued rudder ribs to spar. If I were doing it again, I would build the ribs in situ, as the book describes; my ribs are nice, but it was a pain to get them glued well and properly wetted.

1.0 hours, $0.

Worked on rudder — 2020-02-21 14:52:26

Beveled rear tips of ribs to receive laminated border. Marked positions of ribs for assembly. Marked position of hardwood blocks for later reference.

0.3 hours, $0.

Glued up rudder spar — 2020-02-16 01:23:56

Glued rudder spar caps to blocks for mounting and tailwheel.

0.3 hours, $0.

Assembled rudder spar jig — 2020-01-29 23:02:15

Made a simple jig to hold rudder spar caps and blocks in place for gluing.

0.3 hours, $0.

Made new rudder spars — 2020-01-25 23:46:44

Wasn't happy with my previous rudder spars, which didn't lay quite straight. Cut and shaped new ones.

1.2 hours, $0.

Finished rudder ribs — 2020-01-08 15:44:12

Finished making rudder ribs.

1.7 hours, $0.

Two more rudder ribs — 2020-01-04 14:54:35

Made two more rudder ribs.

1.0 hours, $0.

Cleaned up rudder rib and made another — 2020-01-03 01:11:01

Routed away excess plywood and filed off excess glue. Glued another rib and cleaned that up too.

0.8 hours, $0.

Tapered rudder spar — 2019-12-31 21:09:38

Cut a taper in the rudder spar caps.

0.4 hours, $0.


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