Earnest Fontenot's Blog (2)

Tracing Blocks

Friday I felt like I needed to do something that could be construed as actual work toward creating the plane. To preface this I will try to explain my parts fabrication ideas. Sorry about the long-windedness.

I have seen here and other places that while builders are making parts they have damaged them in some way or have had to remake the part for some reason. In thinking about this I decided that I need some way to be able to remake the part without having to spend any more time than…


Added by Earnest Fontenot on May 6, 2013 at 2:57pm — 3 Comments

Corvair engine and Aluminum sheet

Last week I came across a gentleman that was selling sheets of 6061-T6 (12 - 0.016, 4 - 0.025, 1 - 0.032 and 1 - 0.040 all sheets are 12'x4') and a Corvair engine. As luck would have it he lives only 20 miles from me! My son and I went last Saturday to…


Added by Earnest Fontenot on April 24, 2013 at 8:05am — 4 Comments

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