Building the Squirt in St. Petersburg (Russia)

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I decided that making the steering wheel easier for me than buying. In addition, I will do it as I like ....
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ash, mahogany and 4 mm stainless steel
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looks like a photo from a good catalog)))
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looks like a photo from a good catalog)))

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looks like a photo from a good catalog)))
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Really great work Aleksey! How did you shape the stainless frame?

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Hi Steve, laser cutting and polishing by hand...

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That's great work Aleksey!

How did you fix the wood to the steel? Epoxy?

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Hi Gary, I stuck it on PUR 501 kleiberit, it's faster...

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in the states there is a good analogue - Titebond Polyurethane Liquid

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Another device that I had to do myself is the bracket for installing the engine control box ...
the bracket has three attachment points - the first is the buttons, the second is the seat beam, the third is the chine...
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Oh man, that work looks gorgeous! Really really nice job on the steering wheel. Thanks for sharing.
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Awesome job so far. I love the steering wheel.
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I don’t know what this part is called, it protects the stem. Not polished yet
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Aleksey

Of coarse, that is a bow eye. But, we call the metal plate a cutwater. :)

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