I've been tinkering more than usual with my Dahon bike and enjoying the process. I have a 28 hole Kinetix Pro rim that would match my sturmey archer hub and I'm debating whether now's the time to learn to do this. . . I've watched youtube videos on the subject and it doesn't strike me as particularly complex. . . but there's always the worry that somehow I'll goof something and cause some damage to the parts. What ought I be wary of? . . obviously there's the whole spoke length thing to figure out. . . and given that the hub is currently attached to a different rim it's not straight-forward to measure. But that's no big deal. . . should I just jump in there and do it?
Oh, forgot to add, I was thinking of buying this which looks primitive but adequate as far as I can tell:
Edit: on second thoughts that doesn't look appropriate for a 74mm hub so whilst it'd be OK for the wheel I want to build it'd require the use of spacers of some sort/might not work for a Dahon front hub.