Today I got, at least, something done.
At the same time I got the lower front fork legs welded I had the original clutch cover repaired. (Ok, I've done some grinding on the fork legs too, more about that later)
Because using one of the spare covers I've got, would be too easy!
The basic grinding is done, tested for leaks and now I just have to sand it some more, spray wash primer, maybe some bondo and ...