Archive for May, 2013

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Welding finished.

May 26th, 2013

I did go back and grind off the tail welds as well as making the little tail cap piece. That is simply bashed out roughly on a hollow log with a big hammer. You can really belt it about. Once you get something like the shape you want you start tidying it up over a […]

Tail top.

May 23rd, 2013

Tonight more of the same. Welded in the top of the tail section and did a little more trimming. That’s all the big welds done. Just a little tail cap to bash up now then weld that in. Tomorrow I will go and grind and file the welds. Tail section.

Middle section.

May 21st, 2013

Tonight I welded in the mid top section. That went pretty well and my welding is improving. I did go a little lumpy at the end of one weld but nowhere near as bad as when I started! These will be ground down and hammered smooth of course. Weld. Where the welds reach the ends […]

More welding.

May 19th, 2013

Still going with the welding. I should have taken two weeks off work really! Today I ground down the first welds and gave them a quick file. Nothing serious yet but I needed to make the panel the right shape so it fits over the frame. After filing the welds a bit of hammer and […]

Day something?

May 18th, 2013

I am losing track of the days now. The other night I went and worked on the new middle section. It’s not totally done but is close now. Today (Saturday) I went and visited Woody to borrow his guillotine to cut up welding rods. I just cut strips of aluminium so they were square section […]

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