With the rear mudguard mounted and the forks in place, it's time to look at the front.
You haven't seen the mudguard I bought from eBay, but it is an original Ariel guard from I think 1953. Luckily it came with the correct aluminium number plate but, like the rear guard it is full of holes.
Here are some 'before' pictures:
Time to break out the MIG set again!