Now came the hard part: putting the plane back together! It took winches, hoists, wrenches, hammers, dunnage, ropes, and lots of manpower to make a little progess each day. But after a few months she slowly appeared ...
Pulling old fabric from the control surfaces.
More sheet metal work.
Tires were useless.
Pulling the wings together.
The tail goes up.
One morning I thought I heard someone riveting on sheetmetal, until I saw this woodpecker working on the tail! He didn't stay long!