I wrote in my post about replacing the gate post, that I had bent the metal, using a contraption I had purloined from the Builders renovating our house, well to be honest it wasn\’t so much that I appropriated it, as they forgot it, and as they had helped themselves to one or two ofContinue reading “Metal Bending!”
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Yesterday, I finished the gate post, I bought a three inch castor and used the wheel to replace the 2\” wheel that was in place, and the gate now opens with no problem,, I haven\’t taken another photo because, it would look exactly the same as the previous photo of the same! This morning theContinue reading “Getting there!”
Gate Post almost finished!
The latter half of this morning and this afternoon, I spent working on the gate post. I cut off the bottom 18\”, and then lined it up with the holes I had drilled through the old post, marked the new post and then drilled for the threaded rod. This was no easy task, as noneContinue reading “Gate Post almost finished!”
Back to the Dining Suite!
The gate post is being an absolute pain, I drilled the concrete and bolted the post to the floor, great so far, I fitted the wheels, then opened the gate, and it all fell apart, not literally, but it might as well have, because I had forgotten, and it had caused a problem previously, thatContinue reading “Back to the Dining Suite!”
Shut up Philip!
I am really going to have to stop predicting what jobs I am going to get done. I went out this morning and the gate post was still tacky, I couldn\’t understand why, until I read the can again, and although it says to give a second coat in four hours, it says that theContinue reading “Shut up Philip!”
Hard to See!
I packed the gate post bits into the car, and took off to the Metal Fabricators, I arrived just before midday, which was the time we had arranged, but as I went out of the door the girl had said 2pm, however the baseplate was ready. From there, I moved on to the Welder, IContinue reading “Hard to See!”