TIG Welding Tips
Charlie Becker from the EAA staff provides several tips and tricks to obtain the best possible TIG welds.
TIG Welding Accessories Overview
Charlie Becker from the EAA staff provides an overview of several accessories you might want to acquire when setting up your new TIG welding system.
Joining tubes together requires shaping the tube end to get a good tight fit. Charlie Becker demonstrates a technique he learned from Paul Poberezny to fishmouth tubing for good tight fits.
Welding Helmets Overview
Not all welding helmets are the same. Charlie Becker from the EAA staff reviews the basic and some special features of helmets and discusses how more than one helmet is useful when welding aircraft structures.
Modified Seine Knot - Alternate Method
Jasen Golden from Rainbow Aviation Services demonstrates an alternate sequence to tie the modified seine knot for rib stitching fabric covered aircraft.
Cutting Dacron sailcloth
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation Services shows how to cut dacron sailcloth by modifying a soldering iron into a hot knife.
Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff discusses using a digital infrared thermometer to increase accuracy and convenience while checking iron temperatures for shrinking fabric.