If this is what you've been looking for... here are my tips, tricks, mistakes and advice.
If this doesn't seem like your cup of tea... consider it anyway! This project is a great opportunity to get creative, learn some great skills and have a blast all at the same time!
So get out your bike wrenches and roll out that welder because it's time to get dirty.
Step 1: TIME
The point is... give yourself ample time if you are planning on having an unveiling party for your tandem. That's a great idea! The second point is... you should throw an unveiling party and invite your friends over for a ride!!!
Step 2: Two Identical Bikes
I'm still kicking myself for not taking a good "before" picture of both bikes. Do yourself a favor and take lots of pictures.