Pipe Clearance

The cowl layup I┬ádid yesterday was cured so it is time to hack away at some more carbon and foam. In this photo you can see we are adding a fair amount of volume to the interior of the exhaust tunnels. Of course, a safety selfie for mom’s benefit… A mixture of a fein saw,Continue reading “Pipe Clearance”

Ever since they shortened the day to 24 hours

Ever since they shortened the day to 24 hours, I never seem to get as much done as I want to. Or maybe it is just that most tasks in the Garaggio take longer than my optimistic plans. Whatever the reason, I must say that whatever ┬ámotivation I was lacking yesterday, was located and putContinue reading “Ever since they shortened the day to 24 hours”

Lets get ready to miiiiiiiiiiiiicro

Today was a bunch of little things to get ready for applying micro to the top of the left wing and strake. Jon and Greg were here, and we got a lot done. The first thing to do was finish shortening the dip stick and reinstall it. We then were able to verify the locationContinue reading “Lets get ready to miiiiiiiiiiiiicro”

Top Cowl Curing

Yesterday I spent the day prepping the top cowl mold for the layup. I added the joggle for the mounting flange. Also, Jon came over and gave it a once over since he hasn’t been in the workshop in a while to see how it was shaping up. Convinced I was ready for a layup,Continue reading “Top Cowl Curing”