Kintsugi is a great concept to embrace with model rockets.<snip>
I thought about repainting, but decided against it. At some point you have to proudly wear the scars from the battle with gravity.. and time... and the moving van.
I may give it a light sanding and a little clear-coat before its retirement flight.
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Not dovetails? Sad.A plain old end-grain butt-joint may have been strong enough, but the woodworker in me just couldn't do it. So I went with balsa splines.