...steel backframe work

...previous weld connections on arms replaced with newly fabricated bolt-together flanges (Dec 31, 2004).

...cutting off previous weld on support arm, in preparation to receive a flange (December 31, 2004).

...support arm ready to receive a new flange (December 31, 2004).

...flange weld detail (December 31, 2004).

...finished flange detail (December 31, 2004).

...Joe, K5SO, with backframe structure in place (January 9, 2005).

...steel backframe refurbishment and fabrication work completed (January 9, 2005).