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.
Wood Wing Rib Jig Construction
Dave Clark shares some tips on making a wood wing rib jig. Dave and other members of Chapter 1311 are helping Paul Poberezny construct a replica of the Mechanix Illustrated Baby Ace.
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.
Removing Staples after Glueing
Staples are used routinely to hold wood components in place until the glue dries. In this video, Timm Bogehagen of the EAA staff shows a couple of techniques to easily remove the staples once the glue is dry.
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.
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.
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.