Achieving a clean cut line without splintering can be a challenge when using a jigsaw. Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff gives a couple tips that can minimize wood splintering on your cut line.
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.
Cutting Aircraft Plywood
UPDATED July 20, 2017: In this week's tip, Timm Bogenhagen of the EAA Staff shares a few ways to cut aircraft plywood. Timm is a Technical Counselor and builder of an Oshkosh award winning TEAM Minimax.
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.
Erasing Wood Curl
Timm Bogenhagen from EAA staff demonstrates how to use an eraser to remove this fuzz without damaging, removing excess or splintering the wood.
Bending Wood Capstrips
In this tip, Earl Luce demonstrates an easy method for prebending your wood capstrips. Earl is an EAA SportAir Workshop instructor and a volunteer EAA Technical Counselor.
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.