Happy New Year! As we move into 2017, this post will actually talk about what I did in the last couple of weeks of 2016. I finally had the time to get with an EAA Technical Counselor, who also just happens to be a friend of mine who recently moved back to the area. He came over and gave my rudder parts a critical eye, and proclaimed it ready to rivet! So rivet it we did. Rick even got in on the riveting action.
Rudder horn getting riveted on:
Here’s me, showing off the finished part:
I also made the form blocks for the horizontal stabilizer ribs.
And I also cut out the blanks for the ribs. Here they are stacked, and rough cut on the bandsaw:
Then they were sanded on the belt sander and touched up with the super shear file:
It’s a great way to make multiple rib blanks!
That’s it for this entry! As always, you can browse all the photos in my 750 Cruzer album.
I hope all of you have a safe and fun 2017.