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Toot bulkhead and stringers

Smoker

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Hi, I'm new to this forum and rebuilding Puppy's Feet. The aft fuselage had original wood bulkheads/stringers but since disassembly 23 years ago and many moves, the wood parts and pieces are gone. My plan is to rebuild in wood. Two questions; 1) What determines the inner dimension of the bulkheads, thereby setting the width? 2) Do the stringers actually sit slightly proud of the bulkheads so as to keep the fabric from touching them? Per the plans it looks as though they are flush.

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