Category Archives: 00. Preparation

Shed Project

It has been a while, but finally I am posting again!  At the end of my last post, I was taking a break from the plane to build a shed, to store some plane parts in.  I had figured roughly … Continue reading

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10 Hrs – Ch00 – Garage Preparation

Created the workstation on wheels from the Tony Bingelis book “The Sport Plane Builder”.  I made mine a little bigger to match my available space and tools.  Tony shows 30″ x 30″, but I chose 30″ x 48″.  Turned out … Continue reading

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Chapter 00 – 6.5 hours – Hot Box Construction

Now to building the epoxy hot box.  I started by completing the basic shell out of 1/4″ plywood, and then started filling with 1″ thick Styrofoam.  I apparently didn’t account enough for the thickness of the foam, as there wasn’t … Continue reading

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Chapter 00 – 6 hours – Jig Table Construction

Finished painting the garage, and putting up the shop lights, and well into the construction of the jig table.  I decided to go with the jig table designed by Rick Maddy, which uses TJI’s for supporting the table.  I also … Continue reading

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Chapter 00 – ??Hrs – Garage Prep Continues

It’s been a while since I’ve had an update, and I’ve pretty much lost track to how many hours I have in the garage since last documented.  Rest assured, it’s been quite a few!  Brandon, who mows my lawns in … Continue reading

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Chapter 00 – 8 Hrs – Insulation and rewiring

Wrapping up the insulation and electrical rewiring, and getting ready to put up wall board.  Looking forward to getting some plastic on the ceiling, and getting the wall board up on the walls.  Then I can get ready to put … Continue reading

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Chapter 00 – 12 hrs – Garage Preparation

I’ve been busy out in the garage!  I ran and wired new electrical to support 6 additional outlets.  (Garage was severely underpowered.)  Currently working on rewiring the existing wiring so it is all tucked behind the studs so I can … Continue reading

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Chapter 00 – 4hrs – Plan Corrections

As it turns out, the plan’s Table of Contents, General section is incorrect on stating that 3rd Edition plans need to start with NL34 for corrections.  That appears to be left over from the 1st and 2nd Edition plans.  After … Continue reading

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Chapter 00 – 4hrs – Plan Corrections

Spent a lot of time figuring out corrections to the plans thus far, and don’t feel like I’ve made much progress.  I have 3rd Edition plans, and on the first page it refers to newsletters #33 – #91 for corrections.  … Continue reading

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Chapter 00 – 0hrs – Received Plans

While the FedEx truck taunted me yesterday by parking in front of my house for 10 minutes, only to leave again without so much as getting out of the truck, the plans for my Cozy Mk IV have arrived today!

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