Mark Rimmell (markrimmell) wrote,
Mark Rimmell
markrimmell

Building for beginners pt 27

The last few days have been busy. Karen came to stay and lent a hand with a couple of projects.

First was the hearth that was in danger of falling into the cellar...

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Ready for concrete.



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The hearth has got to be tough because it's got to take the weight of this, plus coal, plus pots, pans, stew, and a kettle.

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Karen insisted her gloves matched her hair.

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Mocking-up the bottom steps. Yes the stairs are just hanging there.
The original bottom two steps were alarming flimsy.

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Now the bottom two steps are ridiculously over engineered.
Many thanks to Karen who mixed all the mortar.
 
 


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