Today started by reinforcing the scarf joints, seen in the featured image above, using gussets which in this case is made out of wood (filler I believe). The pieces are cut to the width of the sides they are going on (1/4” in this case) and a length that goes a bit past the scarf joint on each end. You can see the glued pieces, using medium CA in the featured image above. In the image at the bottom you can see where weights were left on the spars to keep them flat.
Once that was done we moved on to the wing. Using the big ruler to help keep a straight edge we propped up the trailing edge along it… we started with the ruler at the end closest to us in the picture below (right) and pinned some blocks to support it from the other side.Continue reading