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.