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rib stiffeners

holy cow, there are a lot of rib stiffeners and attach angles to make.  I sheared strips of .025 & .032 and made all the various lengths of rib stiffeners and attach angles.  The bends were all done on a small “finger” brake on loan to me from another local builder. I spent several days … Continue reading

Fluting Wing Ribs

getting the nose ribs fluted The last few nights have been spent marking and fluting all of the wing wibs.  With a little bit of work I’ve managed to get the ribs to lay nice and flat. I’ve seen many techniques but what worked for me was laying the rib on a flat surface and … Continue reading