Glad to have you here, Harold! I am also new, but have found this site to be friendly and worth my time. Keep everyone posted as to the progress of your flatbed project, and show us some pictures so we all can enjoy your hard work!
Highway OPie (Speed Gray) Grand Rapids, MI: 2003 Peterbilt 379 Motorhome; 550 hp 6NZ Caterpillar C15, Eaton-Fuller 18 speed transmission, 3.36 rear; 63" sleeper and 16' Morgan box.(firstname.lastname@example.org). There are many Peterbilts, but this one is mine!