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Old Dec 25, 2005, 11:14 PM
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I've had to tackle the "curvy surface" problem in a completely different genre--1930's racers. (The most drop-dead gorgeous planes of all time, IMHO, but that's a discussion for another forum. ) I stack 1/8" balsa pieces of the appropriate cross section, CA them all together, then get out the sanding block.

It's labor-intensive, but the results are worthwhile, and the thing about stacking the sheets is that you get contour lines at the seams that help you make sure that the shape is right and, in the case of a cowl or something, symmetrical.

Good luck!
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