Tie Wrap Stand Off
UPDATED AUGUST 3, 2017 - Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff shows how to make standoffs to secure flexible fuel line with a tie wrap.
In Hints for Homebuilders
Using Metal Shrinker
EAA Chapters Manager John Egan demonstrates the use of a metal shrinker. John also shows how he used a shrinker to bend the metal cap strips on the aluminum ribs he built for his scratchbuilt Super Cub.
Easy Fuselage Layout
Pietenpol and Super Cub builder John Egan demonstrates a technique to layout and draw in full scale the sides of a fuselage. Once laid out the members can be built in place on top of the layout lines.
Fabricate Control Surface Hinges
EAA chapter manager John Egan shows how he built hinges used for the elevator and rudder of his scratch built Super Cub project.
Spark Plug Gap
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates setting the gap on a aviation style mass electrode style spark plug.
Forming Steel with Arbor Press
Forming steel plate can be made easy using an arbor press and homebuilt fabricated dies. EAA Chapters Manager John Egan reviews his fabricated components then demonstrates how to form a wood floor hold down clamp.
Setting NGK Spark Plug Gap
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates the process to set the gap on a typical NGK spark plug used in 2-cycle engines.