This evening I had a little time to countersink several holes in the rear side of the center forward spar. This area has flush rivets installed because a steel plate is eventually bolted to the HS forward spar in this area. The steel plate is used to attach the vertical stabilizer. I found a really good picture […]
Tonight I was able to finish off the last of the priming for the HS. In the picture below you can see I have 2 different primers. I found a part can of one brand of primer and wanted to use it up, so some parts have ended up being a shade lighter. Then for the rest of the night […]
Today I was able to pick up a nice new toolbox for a smokin’ deal. I’m really excited to get my riveting and sheetmetal working tools better organized. Please comment, I love to hear from my readers. Thanks again for coming along for this ride, you make my work worthwhile.
Lots of prepping and priming tonight. Certainly not the most fun work to be done when building an airplane but it sure makes the parts look pretty! Here is what it looks like when I’m getting the parts prepped. I have a file to clean up any sharp edges, fine sandpaper to smooth out any […]