I've been reading, a lot. In preparations for building my boat. In one of Buehler's books, he mentions using off the shelf industrial/commercial...
Underside of helm
cockpit with helm
Canting helm works great..new wheel turns true...its heavy but I'm happy with it.
Canting helm with old wheel..the fiberglass bit was my first go at it...I ended up adding "wings" on either side to alow for a couple...
Canting helm SS bit
built the new helm so that I can cant it either side to get around in the small cockpit