Checking for Flat Workbench Top
A flat and level surface to build airplane components upon is a good initial step in the building process. Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff demonstrates how to use a piece of string to verify you have a flat work surface.
In Tools and Workshop
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.
Nicopress Swaging Tool
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates the use of the Nicopress swaging tool.
Using the proper tool for the application is important. EAA Technical Counselor and A&P mechanic Bob Koehler discusses the different types of common phillips screwdrivers and the importance of using the right one.