Thanks is much for the video, it gave me a little confidence. He is fast!
I cleaned her up a bit to get pictures taken, see link below for more pics. Looking for a good permanent home in the shop and a stand and light. Thanks for the suggestion on silicone, wow what a difference in the slides! I am ready to take the plunge and try my first string job. Probably a good idea to use junk string and an old racquet?