Day 1 of dragon construction

I started by measuring out the spine and spacing the ribs.


I cut small 28mm pipe sections to add to the spine for the ribs to fit in but it was such a snug fit.

After consideration I decided to scrap them when I realised I could just cable tie the ribs straight to the spine. I then proceeded to measure how large the ribs should be. I started in the middle and worked my way out reducing the diameter of the ribs by about 12cm each time. I was worried the spine may bend under the weight so i put a 22mm pipe in the spine to re-enforce it.


End of day 1 and the dragon has a body!!

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