Ted, great work, similar to the ones posted here
, but with all the details, step by step pictures, tricks and traps that make it way easier for next person.
Love the draining board, better that my system where I just raise my hoop up out of the draining puddled whey. FYI, I built my followers out of cheap cutting boards
, but used neighbors band style jigsaw, even still I didn't cut perfect round followers. If you need a longer spacer after your follower than can of beans, I bought section of next size down PVC pipe from local Home Depot here in Houston Texas.
PS: Cute "priceless" daughter, ours girls are now teenagers.