F-705 Real Bulkhead Spacer   July 14th, 2010

This little bar goes between the ‘fork’ that accepts each wing’s rear spar.  We start out with a piece of aluminum bar, and cut out two pieces:

I am still surprised how well my Sears bandsaw cuts through aluminum.  I just use a little cutting oil and it goes through like butter (well, not quite, but still very effortlessly).

One of the corners needs to be filed about 1/32″, so I just clamped in a vice and filed a little at a time until it matched the dimensions on the drawings.

Here is the end result.  Nice and shiny…

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