Dans mon Pou-du-Ciel

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Bent cap strips — 2019-12-10 21:25:45

Bent a couple scrap cap strips to build a test rib.

0.5 hours, $5.

Made bending jig — 2019-11-29 22:46:34

Seems that I will in fact have to soak or steam upper rib cap strips. Built a jig to put them in after I do so.

0.8 hours, $2.

Ripped cap strip wood — 2019-11-22 21:08:16

Continued ripping wood for rib cap strips.

0.5 hours, $0.

Cut rib cap strip material — 2019-11-04 19:58:13

Cut rib cap strip material to thickness. Not yet cut to width.

1.0 hours, $0.

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.

Drafted out lyre to print pattern — 2019-08-30 18:41:41

Drafted out a lyre that should fit. Will print pattern.

1.0 hours, $0.


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