First I mounted the variable cap (from an old Johnson rig) and the roller inductor on a suitably sized piece of wood:
Then I put the tuner inside an old cooler. I drilled holes in the bottom for the coax and the antenna wire and the ground.
Here it is at the feed point. Pretty cool, don't you think?
And here it is 24 hours later:
The blizzard has been quite impressive. Early this morning it featured lightning and thunder!