I started with making the rib jig
4/19/05 3 Hours 4/20/05 3 Hours
I cut all the 1/4 X 1/4 spruce for the first
rib and fit them in the jig. Then I removed the rib caps and cut new ones to
the length I wanted. Now I fit them in the jig and found the 1/4 X 1/4 is off.
4/21/05 2 Hours
Using the table saw I started cutting the gussets 172
4/22/05 3 Hours 4/23/05 3 Hours
Not all the gussets but 520 of them.
4/24/05 2 Hours
Fit, glue and staple one side of the rib with gussets
Remove rib and put the gussets on the other side.
4/25/05 2 Hours
Put rib pieces in jig, fit, glue and staple gussets
4/25/05 35 Min
Remove all staples and sand the first rib. One done 43 to go.