The throatplate in position and tack welded to the original platework. The edges of the plate (where they wrap around the foundation ring) are feathered down to a sharp edge in order for the side sheets to overlap without a step.
The throatplate in position and tack welded to the original platework. The edges of the plate (where they wrap around the foundation ring) are feathered down to a sharp edge in order for the side sheets to overlap without a step.
Credit: Dick Bellchambers, 29 June 2005