Someone on the NYC fixed board tossed up a link to this dude in Sweden building up his own custom Porteur bike and the way he goes about it with only hand tools for the most part is nothing less than INSPIRING!
Just to give you a glimpse into his ingenuity:
Be sure to scope the thread out when you get a chance to see the rest of it along with the finished product. Freaking thing comes out great!
I mean fuck man, I've essentially got all the same shit right now! The only thing that's really been holding me back is my desire of a refresher course with handling a torch set-up safely. That and some tubing and brazing rod of course. Damn.. Gotta snap to it like ASAP!