Ok, here is the update
Shirley found out about the visit
Now her words were
“Over my dead body your building a bench You
can build a Kitchen first”
Now I’m not sure of other countries but in
Scotland the Over My Dead body is not an
Last week she wanted a shower instaled.
What is wrong with a cloth & basin?
Well here is the planed plank, I think it looks great
pity there is so little of it. The darker piece at the top
has to go.
Now this is my 1939 Wadkin Bench Planer
I’ve sat my Stanley 7 on the bed to show how small it is
I prefer to use the no 7 for jointing, I trust it and it gives
a nice finish. I got this one fae my Faither after competing
my 1st year.
Problem is I dont have a bench.
Well I think I’ll take a leaf out of Mafe’s book and work on
No need to feel sorry for me, I went for a carpet for the
Shop, along with central heating it has been the most
pleasant winter in years. :)
Not stable enough. Back to the floor.
Ok I got 13” which with a tool tray will give me a
good size top.
I’m going to use 1/2” draw bolts x3 as I dont think
the timber is stable enough.
Ok, to keep domestic harmony I gave Shirley my card
and let her order her new stove.
Can you believe it, it gets delivered tomorrow!
It should have taken week
-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe