Removing Staples after Gluing
Staples are used routinely to hold wood components in place until the glue dries. Timm Bogenhagen of the EAA staff shows a couple of techniques to easily remove the staples once the glue is dry.
Forming Aircraft Plywood
Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff demonstrates how thin aircraft plywood can be soaked in hot water, then formed. This can be useful for aircraft that use plywood for the leading edge of the wing.
Varnishing Holes in Wood with a Pipe Cleaner
Timm Bogenhagen from EAA staff demonstrates a technique to apply varnish inside bolt holes using a pipe cleaner.
Wood Drill Alignment Jig
Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff shows how to build and use a simple alignment jig made from a wood block and steel bushing stock. The Jig is useful to align attachment straps when having to use a hand drill.
Wood Rib Construction Tips-Part 1
Dave Clark shares some tips on building wood wing ribs. Dave and other members of Chapter 1311 are helping Paul Poberezny construct a replica of the Mechanix Illustrated Baby Ace.
Cutting Plywood Gussets
Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff shows you a simple yet speedy way to stack and cut many gusset pieces with one cut.
Wood Rib Construction Tips-Part 2
Dave Clark shares some hints on gluing up wood wing ribs. Dave and other members of Chapter 1311 are helping Paul Poberezny construct a replica of the Mechanix Illustrated Baby Ace.