Monthly Archive: November 2019

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2005-05-23

0.5 hours I stopped by the hangar as promised this evening on my way home, and sure enough, the part was ready! First I removed the front portion of the mould. It came off...

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2005-05-22

8.5 hours I accomplished a heck of a lot today, and it made me feel good after yesterday’s panel disaster. The whole day was spent on the centre console, and it’s really coming along...

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2005-05-15

7.5 hours Last night, I spent a couple of hours wet sanding thepanel, ready for when the rub down transfers arrive. They’ve been made now and sent, so they should be here sometime in...

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2005-05-08

gxh After I’d done painting the panel, I started on the centre console again. First task was to wax it WELL. So, a couple of coats and a buff between each, and then to...

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2005-4-24

3 hours I trimmed up the centre console mould and it’s looking good. I also connected the two halves today and clecoed them together. I’ll tape over the seam for the lay up of...

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2005-05-31

10 hours Today was a long day at the hangar! Probably one of the longest I’ve put in for some time. It’s nice to have a long weekend, and we got today off as...

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2005-05-30

2.5 hours After getting back from a weekend in Chicago (went to see England play USA at footy, and see family), I went to the hangar to do some more console work. I got...

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Aviation Furniture

I am now making bespoke aviation themed furniture for discerning customers. My methods try to preserve the original intent of the aircraft parts as much as possible. This includes patina, dings and dents, repairs,...

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2005-04-18 to 2005-04-20

3 hours Over the last couple of days I’ve stopped off at the hangar to wrap up the centre console mould. First I finished up the front half fibreglassing, then tonight the moment of...

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2005-04-11

2 hours Last night after football (soccer), I stopped by the hangar to lay up the final piece of fat mat to the large area of the mould. It didn’t take long. These areas...