Wow, you are talented! Thank you for sharing that, I'm seriously impressed by the quality of your work! It's funny because when I was researching building my mftc I saw you had pictures of your two carcasses and I noticed you didn't have the wooden drawer which I didn't want, but the pictures stopped there. I wondered what your solution was at the time as no one else appeared to do all systainers. I'd really like to pick up metal work and milling in the future and meld it into my woodwork more. Your posts are a great inspiration. I love the way you threaded the end of the axle, nice touch! May I ask, how did you attach the green latch at the bottom of the carcass opposite the wheel, so that it can turn up and down? I was thinking that if I screwed it from inside the carcass that it would eventually unscrew itself.
Thank you as well for your kind comments! With regard to my axle setup, I just wanted to clarify for anyone that tries it or a hybrid, when I was working out the fabrication with my friend that fabricated it based on my little drawing, he actually came up with the solution to drill a 20mm hole through the plate, insert the rod in to the hole, and weld it from the back side, so that there would be no weld on the front side to deal with later around the axle that would have resulted in reaming out the back of the hole in the wood later. The welds on the back side were ground smooth which is much easier to do then it would have been on the front side where you would have a hard time grinding the weld around the axle.