With the structure up on its side we were able to get on with riveting the joins together. It’s a complicated little pattern which slowed us down constantly referring to the rivet layout.
I had already set the Cherry rivets which are a workout in themselves. Extension to the pop riveter handles would have been useful.
I had broken the edges of the floor panels as instructed. I wasn’t sure if the bend was enough as the floor panel is quite thick but I was really pleased how these closed up when riveted. Some of the 426-3 are really hard to reach so I broke out the RV14 special rivet bar.
Finished item, one side….lack of riveting assistance strikes again.
I got on with trimming the longerons and then twisting as per instructions. First, you need to do a little carpentry to make blocks that fit inside.
My spray bay V2 didn’t last a NE of Scotland summer let alone what we are experiencing now so spray bay V3 has been installed.
Inside lined with polythene and extraction system installed. I use water based primer so a small heater is perfectly safe. Should have done this from the start but you live and learn. You can never have enough sheds….Mrs C is not so keen…