February 23, 2020

Work tables progressing

Tonight I chopped up a bunch of 2×4’s needed for the pair of work benches. I deviated slightly from the plans – mine will be 6′ long (instead of 5′), 3″ taller (since I’m tall!), and the tops will be 3/4″ MDF rather than plywood. I’m also covering the tops …

Getting set up

I picked up materials this weekend to make my workbenches, following plans from EAA Chapter 1000. Still some work to do to transform my garage / wood shop into a metal shop, but I’ve still got a week or two before the fun starts. Also received a few more tools …

The Adventure Begins

I’ve spent about 2 years trying to find my first airplane.  Although I’ve been a member of an active C-172 club since 2007, I’ve always wanted a plane to call my own, to take out whenever I want, wherever I want, and for as long as I want – just …