Seats before the fuselage….
As I’m waiting on the supply chain to catch up and deliver my QB wing and fuse, I thought I’d work on my seats. So, at OSH, I spoke with Janice @ Hi Tech Foams and ordered the foam. Yea! I’m have have work to do. Except…I don’t have a (nearby) fuselage to experiment with shapes, nor have I found templates or plans to work from. I do have access to a HD walking foot machine, and a boat upholsterer who could help with/finish the job nicely if need be.
I sorta assumed there would be plans/drawings and possibly even templates, but the preview plans don’t seem to have much. I did notice the Van’s store implies that templates come with the purchase of their foam.
Here’s the questions:
Can one construct and cover seats without a lot of access to the fuselage (and done well)?
Are there plans/templates/etc available to construct “generic” rv8 seats, without buying the entire Van’s foam seat kit?
Anyone have a recommendation for the covering supplies?
Should I set the foam aside until I have a fuselage to work from and continue to obsessing over electrical design?
Waiting on RV-8 QB Fuse/Wing
currently (over) analyzing the options.