Bead Breaker for Tires
Dick Koehler demonstrates the use of an inexpensive tool used to break the seal between the rubber tire and wheel when changing tires.
In Tools and Workshop
Threaded Rod Clamp
Long pipe clamps can be expensive. Timm Bogenhagen of the EAA staff shows a way to build an inexpensive threaded rod clamp. He also reviews some other types of clamps for gluing wood.
Overview of 3-D Printing
EAA SportAir workshops manager Mark Forss provides a general overview of 3-D printing systems that are available for the homebuilder.
Foot Activated Clamp
Clamping small pieces of metal for drilling holes can be a challenge. Brady Lane from the EAA staff shows a clever clamping method to make the job efficient and accurate.
Drill Alignment Jig
Fred Stadler demonstrates use of a simple alignment jig designed by EAA's master craftsman Bauken Noack. Especially useful to ensure precise installation of a wing's drag/anti-drag wires.
Hand Drill Guide Jig
Drilling holes perpendicular to your work piece using a hand drill can be challenging. Timm Bogenhagen of the EAA staff shows a handy wood guide jig block to make perpendicular holes easy.
Safety Wire Twisters
EAA Technical Counselor and A&P/IA mechanic Dick Koehler shows the two more common safety wire pliers. One with reversible function and one without.