Dans mon Pou-du-Ciel

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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.

Glued up a rudder rib — 2019-12-31 20:34:22

Glued up a rudder rib the American way: under innumerable tiny lead weights.

0.8 hours, $0.

Built rudder rib — 2019-12-24 06:26:52

Built a rudder rib and found that the nails split the cap strips. I'll have to use weights.

0.8 hours, $0.

Made rudder rib jig and cut web plywood — 2019-12-23 03:02:48

Made a dirt-simple jig for the rudder ribs and cut ply into strips for webs.

0.7 hours, $0.

Cut rudder spar caps — 2019-12-22 01:27:23

Ripped, cut, and shaped rudder spar caps.

0.6 hours, $5.

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.


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