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Old 11-27-2021, 01:14 PM   #576
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Re: GRIZZ’s English 2001 S10 Extra Cab 4.3 V6 Truck

Weather is not pleasant as well.

Just cooked a beed mince curry with chunks of carrots and cut baby potatoes, topped with a bottled curry sauce.

Ate it too, was nice.

Weather kept me indoors and not where I wanted to be.

Sally was here and is busy with some crafting, so I helped her with preparing the materials.

Printing and cutting the templates for her.

I also deep cleaned my range cooker and then put all the parts in the dishwasher that I rarely use, to clean them, and also all the glass we had picked up on the beach down at the Thames river.



Sorting colours and types out.



And finally, ready for the dishwasher……




Once she gets the right backing pieces to add the glass and pottery to, I will report back.

Maybe tomorrow will be a warmer day so that I can get down to the garage.
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Old 11-28-2021, 08:42 AM   #577
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For those interested in the continued activities at mate Craigs place in Shropshire where the horse stables are being converted into office and woodwork shop, plus motorbike storage and shop before adding a garage and workshop for his old cars…….

Progress continues.

Ready.





Also where the shed next to the house is going.



Next job will be measuring and shoring up for the concrete slab.

He also needs to find a supply of cheap or free used railway sleepers.


We all have our own crosses to bear.

In mate Craigs case, it is an attention to,detail, possibly borne out from growing up in a family where his mother and father owned a rather large, successful VW garage and engineering shop, started as a home industry in the time of aircooled VW’s where the local dealership would send complex, impossible jobs to to be done.

His mum was the machinist, and both parents had day jobs on night shift at GM at the same time.

So getting it right is part of his DNA.

I used to buy parts from his dad for my various Beetles and Bay window bus.

Anyway…….

Buying a barn conversion home, that used to be stables will always bring it’s own challenges.

This week it must have exploded his head.

While redecorating his sons bedroom, the carpet came up, shirting boards came away……

There is more to what meets the eye.

But, this took the proverbial totally.

Pink toilet paper used to fill the gap, topped by some builders caulk and painted over.







You really are never to old to learn a new trick or two.

Or are you?
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Old 11-28-2021, 11:08 AM   #578
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Weather has been a bit chilly, windy and wet.

I had planned on doing something, anything, down at the garage yesterday and today.

Nope, rubbish weather, so yesterday,I cleaned the cooker and helped Sally with some of her crafting stuff, posted elsewhere.

This morning I had the osteopath at 09.00 and some shopping after that.

Then came home, cleaned the fireplace and started a fire.

Deciding indoors was a much nicer place than outside……..



So much more sensible, and nicer.



Yes, it would have been nicer doing what @nickwheeler had suggested, slipping some bits together.

Tomorrow I may regret it, but man it is chilly outside today.
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Old 11-28-2021, 04:55 PM   #579
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Ultimately, I spent the whole day indoors.

At about 2.30,just as I was about to go to the garage a colleague contacted me for some help.

A 39 question online test she had to write, I had done mine on Wednesday and managed to bimble my way through it to get 86% for it.

Pass mark 80%

So I wa delayed.

Then, just as I had changed into my garage clothes mate Craig called on Whatsapp and shared some more bodgery from his new house.

This time it was the sewerage system.

Enough said.

Once we had finished our chat, it was starting to show failing light.

So I decided to just stay indoors and keep an eye on Sally with her glue gun.



One piece at a time.



And finally….. a very chuffed Sally.




She was really shocked at just how well it turned out.

No car stuff, but a chilly, yet good weekend.

Work tomorrow.
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