In case anyone hadn't thought to look into this, there are classes available throughout the country to learn how to build your own custom mountain bike frame. The classes are taught by the frame builders themselves lending their years of knowledge and expertise to help you build your own frame. There are even some longer classes you can take that get you set up so you can start your own frame building business.

Check out the list of mountain bike frame building classes here: Classes To Learn Mountain Bike Frame Building