Tools

Tools required to build the RagWing planes


Only basic hand tools are required. Most of you probably already have. One of the goals of the RagWing projects was to manufacture a kit that can be assembled without the builder having to invest a large sum of money in tools and no specialty trades to learn such as welding.

Minimum tool requirements:
Small hammer
Pliers
Hand saw (low cost miter box for angle cuts, approx. $15)
Metal cutting hack saw
Electric Drill and drill bits.
Wood rasp or file Sanding block and sandpaper. Block can be scrap 2 X 4.
2 ea. bar clamps
C-clamps. plastic clothespins are handy lightweight clamps.
Hobby knife or razor blade knife
Wrenches
Level
Square
String Cable swaging tool. (Cost approx. $20)
Lightweight staple gun. Recommend Arrow JT-21.
(Cost $18.50 from RagWing Co.
Use 1/4 staples on 1,5 mm ply and 5/16 staples on 1/8 ply.)
Common household iron and iron thermometer. approx. $8.

Comments are closed.