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by cunni5ac
Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: CNC Pietenpol Ribs & More
Replies: 9
Views: 1925

Re: CNC Pietenpol Ribs & More

Pat Weeden wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:06 pm
The Brodhead Pietenpol Association has two wing rib jigs available for loan, free of charge. Just pay shipping.
That's great!
by cunni5ac
Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: CNC Pietenpol Ribs & More
Replies: 9
Views: 1925

Re: CNC Pietenpol Ribs & More

Thanks everyone for the clarification and putting things into perspective. Since I am just starting out, I am still trying to get a feel for what are some of the most time-consuming tasks in building the aircraft and seeing how I could be more efficient. Are there any activities you would do differe...
by cunni5ac
Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: CNC Pietenpol Ribs & More
Replies: 9
Views: 1925

Re: CNC Pietenpol Ribs & More

Hi Tom, I am so new to this (and building airplanes in general) I need some clarification on what you are referring to. First, you'll need a digitized Rib, probably taken from a Rib Drawing, but there are many issues with that, as the ribs to be routed will have nearly totally different methods of c...
by cunni5ac
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: CNC Pietenpol Ribs & More
Replies: 9
Views: 1925

CNC Pietenpol Ribs & More

Hello Everyone, I am considering building a Pietenpol and I have read through a decent amount of material related to the build. I was wondering, has anyone tried to utilize a CNC machine to cut out the wing ribs and other items requiring more than one nearly identical parts? I would think this would...