Getting started on the frame that will support the logs and guide the carriage. Before the frame can be welded holes need to be drilled and tapped to attach the stainless steel runners and holes need to be drilled on the underside to receive the leveling bolts. That’s 54 5/16″ holes and 27 15/16″ holes. Alternative title: Matt Drills a lot of Holes.
To start things off, I’ll make the panel which will become the sides and top. While that’s sitting in the clamps, I’ll prep the material