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Bedrock 603 re-animation #3: body rework #2

815 days ago by thetree | 6 comments »

Today I surface ground the sides and sole of the body of the plane. I understand I will probably have to lap them again after I assemble and tension the plane, but this will get them perfectly square and leave minimal stock for hand lapping. Here is a shot of grinding the side: This is one thing that was bothering me most of the weekend. There is this chip at the front of the rib and I wasn’t sure what to do with it. I could make a repair piece and braze it on as before or I can just remove it. Since this isn’t going to be a showpiece, total period restoration, and it won’t be for sale, I decided to just remove it in a decent manner. The following pictures show the ...

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