Summer arrived this weekend. Temperatures were in the low 30’s (high 80’s F) and that is hot after nothing higher than 70 all year. We moved to the wood into the garage for storage and I inventoried the hardware order. The lumber supplier failed to deliver the metal fabric that we ordered but delivered it the next day. I ended up ordering hardware from ScrewFix Direct in the UK. I could not find a supplier in Denmark that sold at anything but retail prices and quantities. I knew the ScrewFix name from my time living in England and had never seen a consumer report complaint about them. They delivered. The order arrived in two days, was well packaged, complete, and in good order.
I did realize that I forgot to order plywood, siding, and a shed load of driver bits. Is there any such thing as a complete order?
I had intended to at least lay out the cutting lines for my first project, Heavy Duty Sawhorses, this weekend but to be honest it was just too damned hot. Instead we spent the day sitting in the shade in the garden with our week old chicks (playing outside for the first time) at our feet. We just had a delivery of assorted ice cream man style ice creams this week too. Just in time.
True to form, the weather today is much cooler but it’s also going to rain. I guess I will spend today in SketchUp making sure I know where my cuts are and how everything is meant to fit together. I need to spend some time organizing the new tools and hardware also. No rest for the lazy.
Weather as seen from my ‘workshop’ (aka the driveway).
-- Show us a man who never makes a mistake and we will show a man who never makes anything. The capacity for occasional blundering is inseparable from the capacity to bring things to pass.