I built a fuselage stand. Nothing special about it, just something strong enough to hold the fuselage through to the point where the gear can go on. On wheels of course so I can move the fuselage around in the workshop.
The fuselage is quite heavy now that the front and mid sections are together. I thought about using a second person and lifting each side, while a third person moves the workbenches out and the stand in, but thought it would be safer to not rely on grunting humans so I used the tractor for the lift. This was thankfully uneventful, and the fuselage is now on its temporary stand for the next few months as the build progresses.
Now I have my workbenches back – so I can start bending the side skins.