I've been reading through this forum and I'm interested to hear your feedback on the aesthetics and how well the overall design holds together.
One of the design constraints is that I have to be able to fabricate this as a one-off. So I have to stay away from anything that would dictate overly-expensive manufacturing processes.
The feeling I want the design to have is mechanical, vintage and and a little elegant.
The first render is of the entire fork; I need to do some refinement on the bottom (like adding a wheel and poking some holes in the brake discs and cleaning up the caliper mounts)
Here is a close up of the actual suspension mechanism.
The links pivot on bronze bushings, the springs are connected to the lower front cross brace and the top triple tree.