From little Acorns might Oaks are Born

For me the exciting part is beginning, the internal design and creation of sills, shelving, trim and counter tops. Many pieces of paper, pencil chewing, head scratching and measuring tape. Steve is happy with the calculations and is chalking details onto each slice of Oak. A huge jigsaw puzzle trying to find the most efficientContinue reading “From little Acorns might Oaks are Born”

Downstairs Panelling

Visibly looking like a home I chose pallet wood because I have always liked the Shaker style and shabby chic decoration style. Furthermore money is not growing on any trees near me, so the cost of pallet wood including the time cost of sanding and to painting it means this works out at only aboutContinue reading “Downstairs Panelling”

Electrics, Solar 12v and 240 volt

As far as possible I wish to provide my own electrical power.¬† Due to being based in the UK, it will not be possible to run everything all year round from solar panels, but, I’m going to have a real good try. Chris is an expert in Solar.¬† ¬† energy and I have stolen himContinue reading “Electrics, Solar 12v and 240 volt”

Walter’s windows Part 2

Today we celebrate the amazing work of Bob and Steve, Screen Replacement and Repair services.¬† Coach and Commercial windscreen repair services¬†https://www.facebook.com/Coach-and-Commercial-windscreen-repair-services-415502705714726/¬†based in Norwich Norfolk, they work on anything with wheels and a screen. As mentioned in Walter’s windows Part 1,¬† there are several jobs to be done.¬† Below are some of the highlights. 1) FullyContinue reading “Walter’s windows Part 2”

Walter’s Windows Part 1

Walter is not so old but, when it rains small leaks appear. The hopper type windows let in a slow but persistent trickle of water. A bus is also mostly windows on wheels 28 side windows, 2 front and 2 back windows 32¬† in total. When the temperature rises above 15 degrees C it beginsContinue reading “Walter’s Windows Part 1”

Destruction before Construction

The first problem with an angle grinder is that when kitted out with my COVID19 mask, goggles; steaming up from the mask, and gloves are that I can’t turn the bloody thing on.¬† I have spent the day finding Ali or Steve to turn it on! Grinding for about 10 minutes until my arms startContinue reading “Destruction before Construction”