Still a lot of work to do, but here's my progress...
And with the GK ring
Nothing is secured at the moment. Need to do some touch up painting on the transformer assembly, and solder the LEDs. Speaking of which, I've laid my LEDs out a little differently. I bent each prong at a 90° angle and then hot glued the bulbs in place on the diffusion ring.
Then I fed the prongs through the small holes in the chassis