Tools Used in Build- (so far)

toolbag

Part of the fun of building an airplane is collecting all of those cool tools, right? Here are some of the tools that I have so far, I'm sure that the list will expand some before the build is complete. Some of these I already had from building an airplane before, and some from maintaining our Piper Cherokee, and most were from suggested tool sheet that Van's Aircraft recommends in their manual.

Bandsaw
Drill Press
Table mounted belt/disc sander
Grinder
125- 1/8" wedgeloc cleco fasteners (copper)
350- 3/32" wedgeloc cleco fasteners (silver)
20- 5/32" wedgeloc cleco fasteners (black)
10- 3/16" wedgeloc cleco fasteners (gold)
10- 1 1/8" side clamp clecos
10- 3/4" side clamp clecos
Hand Squeezer / 3" Yoke
1- back rivet set (RSB35) Cleveland Tool (1/2" flush)
1- rivet removal tool (RRT4) 4 bits and 4 collar Cleveland Tool
1- mini C-sink cage w/ no mar fp (CC01-361-TEF Brown Tool- Max 7/16" diameter countersink_bits)
1- 1x 5/8" flap wheel 120 grit (37102 Brown Tool)
9- #40 cobalt jobber drill bit (705C-#40 Brown Tool)
10- #30 cobalt jobber drill bit (705-#30 Brown Tool)
1- #19 Drill Bit
1- #12 Drill Bit
1- #3 Drill Bit
1- #11 Drill Bit
1- #16 Drill Bit
1- #21 Drill bit
1- #27 Drill bit
1- #29 Drill bit
1- #36 Drill bit
1- #40 Drill bit
1- #40 Drill Bit- 12" long
1- #43 Drill bit
1- #52 Drill bit
1- Q-(11/32") Drill Bit
1- 4 piece dimple die set ( DDSET-4PC Brown Tool) - 3/16" DD316, 1/8" DD18, 3/32" DD332, 5/32" DD532)
1- #30 x 12" HSS drill bit (#30HSS-12 Brown Tool)
1- roll 1"x 72 yds rivet tape (BAT-685-2 Brown Tool)
1- DRDT-2 Experimental Aero dimple c-clamp
1- backplate rivet metal plate
1- Rapco RA825 brake rivet tool
1- Aviation spark plug cleaner kit- sand, attachment, socket (Aircraft Tool Supply)
1- Sioux Tools model DR1412 3600 rpm air drill
1- pair reversible safety wire pliers (Bright Solutions Intl LLC) model 1103
2- Avery speed deburring & countersinking tool model 1046 with bit and extension, extra bit 100°
4- set cleco pliers ( 2 std and 2 ergonomic annodized red)
1- mushroom quick change rivet head polished end w/ rubber guard, flat set
1- WISS M1 (red) metal shear
1- WISS M2 (green) metal shear
1- WISS M3 (yellow metal shear
1- WISS lg straight cut metal shear
1- Felco C7 cable cutter
1- Tekton 1/4" drive inch/pound torque wrench
1- Avery Tools (Kit- 116) 3X rivet gun set, 2 bucking bars (4140), 4 cupped head various sizes (.401 Shank Cupped Rivet Sets (3/32",1/8",5/32",& 3/16"), 1 flat head rivet (.401 Shank 1 " x 21/2"Flush (Flat) Rivet Set ), 1- 2 oz. bottle, air tool oil, bee hive retaining spring
Heat Gun
NARROW PILOT countersink CUTTER (#40), for 7/16" microstop
NARROW PILOT countersink CUTTER (#30), for 7/16" microstop
ATS 133 1/2" MICROSTOP (NO-MAR) cage- (Max 1/2" countersink bits)
120 DEGREE PILOT countersink CUTTER (#30), for 1/2" microstop
Pilot countersink Cutter (6-32 AN507 SCREW), for 1/2" microstop
Pilot countersink Cutter (8-32 AN507 SCREW, for 1/2" microstop
Pilot countersink Cutter (#12), for 1/2" microstop
Deluxe fluting pliers
Economy shop head rivet gauge
Edge marker block
ATS sheet metal seamer
Unibit 1/4" - 3/4" by 1/16" steps
Edge Deburring Bit, Deburring kit
Edge rolling tool
2- Air Swivel Regulator
1- tube Boelube
#30 Drill Stop
#40 Drill Stop
Flat rivet Set 1/2" x 1/8"
Flat rivet set 3/8" x 1/8"
File Card / Brush
Rivet Set Mix-1/4" body length. Includes 3/32", 1/8", 5/32", and 3/16" universal head sets plus 2 flush sets. Standard 187 shank
Rivet Fence (fan) 20- hole
3/32" pop rivet dimpler
Die Grinder
Pneumatic squeezer with adjustable ram
Rivet Cutter
30° ZERO FLUTE PILOT CUTTER for 7/16" microcage tool
40° ZERO FLUTE PILOT CUTTER for 7/16" microcage tool
FLUSH RIVET ASSORTMENT (NAS1097AD) oops rivet assortment
1-1/2" SQUEEZER YOKE (SUPER DUTY)
RV-14 ECONOMY MODIFIED 3/32 MALE DIMPLE1
Small Dia. Female Die - 3/32" Rivet
Small Dia. Female Die - 1/8" Rivet
#30 Straight Flute Reamer
0.311" or 7.9mm Straight Flute Reamer
3/8" Straight Flute Reamer
6" Cobalt Drill #33
AN Bolt Gauge
Economy 90° Drill attachment (Brown Tool)
Special 10.5" empennage bucking bar (Cleaveland tools)
4" no hole yoke for pneumatic squeezer
Edge Forming Tool EF60 (Cleaveland Tools)
#1 Flat Squeezer Set 1/8"x1/2" SSF1 (Cleaveland Tools)
1/8" x 1" FLUSH SQUEEZER SET (Clear Air Tools)
2 3/8" x 1 1/4" Longeron Yoke
1/4" x 4 1/2" x 42" back rivet plate

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