A frustrating week trying to get quotes out of tube benders. Hopefully this’ll get sorted next week.
One of the side effects of the huge mining boom here in Western Australia is that everyone is short of employees (particuarly inteligent ones). So delays and cost increases are to be expected I guess.
I think I’ve found a big lump of salvaged steel structure to use as the build table top, it weighs more than 500kg in my estimation, getting home and trimmed to size are the next issues to deal with there.