Category «Tick Stick»

More Advanced Tick-Stick Techniques

Click here for all posts about using a Tick-Stick 10/2008 Update: The tick stick method described below has worked pretty well so far. After plotting the angle/distances from the grid paper into CAD, then printing out the curve on a plotter using 1:1 scale, the bulkheads cut from the template have needed only minor modifications …

Electronic Cutout Templates

Click here for all posts about using a Tick-Stick As mentioned in the previous post, once you have the curve of the hull in CAD, you can take that curve and make a cutout template for the bulkheads. Well, I did the first one last night. I was initially somewhat nervous as I didnt want …

Advanced Tick-Stick Techniques

Click here for all posts about using a Tick-Stick Up until now I really havent had a need to accurately measure the curvature of the hull. The floor supports were small enough that I could just approximate the piece using doorskin and fit it by repeatedly fitting and trimming it. The pieces were small and …