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.
Welding By The Numbers
Dr. Joe Maj, AirVenture volunteer in the Gas welding workshops and SportAir Workshop instructor shares his three key numbers for gas welding success. If you adopt these three key numbers, you will learn to gas weld much quicker and easier.
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.
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.
TIG Welding Tips
Charlie Becker from the EAA staff provides several tips and tricks to obtain the best possible TIG welds.
Tube Coping with Angle Grinder
EAA Technical Aviation Expert Tim Hoversten demonstrates the use of an inexpensive angle grinder with a 60 grit flap disc to shape steel tubing when fitting joints for welding.
Cutting Dacron sailcloth
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation Services shows how to cut dacron sailcloth by modifying a soldering iron into a hot knife.