Last week my supply of timber arrived, this is to make all the framing for the shelving, in 1) the Pantry 2) The Broom cupboard 3) the Storeroom, and finally 4) the Workshop. Because we have a problem with termites here, I made the decision to buy immunized timber, even for the pantry. I knowContinue reading “Down to Work!”
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Ready for the next phase!
Today I was off with the trailer again, this time to collect the timber for the bedside tables / night stands, fortunately due the amount of left over pine, from the bed project, I have only had to buy four 3m lengths of 1\” x 8\” and two sheets of 1/4\” plywood. Everyone has someContinue reading “Ready for the next phase!”
I have been asked how much it cost us to build the new bed: For all the timber, hardware, lights and electrical fittings, it came to a grand total of 1.256.956 COP / $430 US / £282, and just a fraction less for the mattress, which until I did the conversion, I thought was damnedContinue reading “Cost!?”
You may well ask!… That\’s our new bed, or it will be, once I get underway. I went out this morning and bought the remainder of the pine timber needed, which is just as well, as I think my clutch is going, so the Montero will be off the road for a few days. IContinue reading “What\’s this?”
Whoever thought that buying timber could be, a stressful experience? I have the plans for our new bed, and the list of timber I need to build it, I thought compiling that was the hard part, but it isn\’t! I spent most of last week, when the car was on the road (burst radiator hose,Continue reading “Buying Wood”
Today, I decided that rather than continuing with the rendering on the back of the house, which due to the heat, I think will have to be done in the afternoons, once the sun has moved round to the other side of the house, I would get on with finishing the \’zona de ropa\’, thereforeContinue reading “Painting”