Part one of this series is here.
I bought a set of cast plastic structural supports from Fireraiser for $30. Sadly, they have to be drilled by hand, unlike printed parts.
I got all of the hard drilling out of the way with a drill press: about 2.5 hr.
Cut some of the needed threaded rods with hacksaw: 20 min.
|Cutting once. (x6)|
Assembly: over 1 hour due to messing up the ends and needing to clean them up first. It's starting to come together.