Provided my looks and personality don't get in the way, I thought it might be good to equip my new bike to carry a passenger, just in case I meet some unfortunate young lass who has bad taste in men and decides she'd like to go for a ride.
|I clamped the two pieces together, then drilled/tapped a pair of 10-32 holes. With the two cap screws in and tightened I could treat this as a single piece of stock for most of the operations. That would save on layout and machining time.|
|Before removing the pieces from the mill, I tapped the pilot holes and ran in a few screws. This way I could keep them matched up during the final shaping. I added the round shape to the lower part of the triangle at this stage.|