Todays Episode Brought to you by Sweet Martha’s Cookies

Anyone else recall how every episode of Sesame Street started with “today’s episode brought to you by the letter [A]?” Well today’s Garaggio session is brought to you by sweet Martha’s Cookies. For those of you who have never been to the Minnesota State fare, your missing out. One of the staple sod the fairContinue reading “Todays Episode Brought to you by Sweet Martha’s Cookies”

Just too nice of a day

Today I spent a little time working on a part for Vic. If you recall, about 5 months ago, Vic asked me to help fix a part for a friend’s hot tub. It seems as though when there are non-airplane projects they take longer than they should… or maybe I just get distracted by airplaneContinue reading “Just too nice of a day”

Smear the…

Today was the day to smear the top of the left wing. I am still amazed at just how much of a visual transformation it is to have a large surface all white. I am so very thankful for how much time Greg has been putting in with me lately. He was here from 0900Continue reading “Smear the…”

Back to Micro

Well, first thing was first today. Had to get the Keezer cleaned, lines rebuilt, seals replaced, and sanitized so it can dispense the liquid gold. There wasn’t much workshop work on that project, but it did require tools from the garaggio and a trip to Northern Brewer for parts. I can say that it isContinue reading “Back to Micro”

ON, a wing

Today Greg was able to come over again, and we started by sanding all the epoxy wiped surfaces. This was the left wing lower surface as well as the aileron. It took quite some time, even with 80 grit. Even so, there are a few localized low spots that will need some prep before painting.Continue reading “ON, a wing”

Wipe ’em Wangs

Today I continued the wing finishing on the bottom of the left wing. For about 5 hours in the workshop, there is not a lot to report. There was a corner of the aileron/wing gap that needed to be widened just slightly, so I took care of that. Then the aileron was removed.  I thenContinue reading “Wipe ’em Wangs”