Vierkan had cut the frame tubes that run from horizontally from seatpan to the front downtubes, then discovered that the frame section at the front of seatpan section was weak and had porous welds. So Nguyễn the weldor stopped by to fix things up. He smoothed off the old welds and cleaned off the paint.
Then down to business.
All welded up.
We didn't care, but Nguyễn wanted things to look good.
Now to stiffen to the back end a bit. The seat support behind the shock mounts will be coming off soon too. A little pipe right here should do.
Tacked in place.
Nguyễn does the full weld to the tube.