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
Hot-Wire Cutter Components
Using a hot-wire is an effective way to cut foam block used for composite construction. EAA staff member Mark Forss shows the component part that make up a hot-wire bow system.
Cutting Aircraft Plywood
UPDATED July 20, 2017: In this week's tip, Timm Bogenhagen of the EAA Staff shares a few ways to cut aircraft plywood. Timm is a Technical Counselor and builder of an Oshkosh award winning TEAM Minimax.
Rubber Lined Zip Tie
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation shows off a new product, grip lock ties. Using rubber as a cushion this zip tie is sure to be useful in many areas of a homebuilt airplane.
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates the use of bonding brushes to prepare a surface for a grounding lug to be properly attached to the airframe.
Turnbuckle Chain Tool
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates the use of a turnbuckle chain tool for tensioning cable turnbuckles.
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.