Originally Posted by John McKenzie
"....Over the next 18 years, working entirely alone in my very small workshop, components took shape as may be seen in the photo's within this thread, culminating with a complete set of components...."
This is precisely the model I have intended to follow since inception, (fabrication with later assembly
to see it having been done to the level of craftsmanship that you succeded in accomplishing. I myself, have been delayed in the preparatory phase much longer than anticipated, but fully expect this to change in relatively short order.
Both you and Nick (with his Snipe in Australia), have contributed immeasurable value to this forum, and demonstrated just what can be accomplised with care and patience. Of equal value I have learned from both of these examples, (and to coin a phrase), "Trickle Feed Economics".