I have a good part of the steel I need for the rotisserie, and I got all the parts for the uprights/supports measured and cut. I still have to get some round tubing for the swivels/pins, and some of the 2x2 square tubing for the body mount brackets. I already had to weld some of the 3" tube together, because I misjudged my lengths at the store, and came up short on one of the uprights. But I got that settled OK, and I'm pretty satisfied with that weld job.
This thing is going to be so overbuilt, it's not even funny. But that's OK. A little overkill never hurt anything.
Photos of the construction process will follow. I should be able to start tacking the uprights, supports, and wheel mounts together tonight or tomorrow.
So far, the damage on the steel is $365. But that includes a $95 3'x3' plate that I'm using for a construction table, which really should count as a tool/supplies cost, not necessarily a cost toward the restoration. But right now I'm counting everything. I'll keep a tally together. Since buying a new rotisserie of this stoutness would set me back as much as $2,000, I think I have room to move.