Thursday, 1 January 2009

Boxing Day

The next thing on the list was to finish the metal boxing in of the porthole, and also create a little box/inset shelf in the wall, in the space above the porthole. Unfortunately this also meant taking the wall off, just when we thought we'd seen the last of all that insulation and battening. Lorna prepared the pieces of steel we were going to weld in

while i removed the wall panel

then Lorna welded in the side pieces of the boxing in for the porthole

and i made a box and attached it to the back of the panel.

Once the panel was back up and the holes filled

and sanded smooth

it was all ready for painting.


rob said...

I love the idea of the "shelf", and the steel fabrication? The vertical welding?( never an easy thing)is great and the more thats done the better it gets :o)) really Nice job all round.

Lobelia said...

it's so beautiful!!! wowowowow.