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Progress report – Day 4

New Desk Corner Second coat of varnish Still not quite the right colour. I shall look for “darkening” wax in the coming days. That does not stop me putting things back together. I have also ordered a poster which will … Continue reading

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Progress report – Day 3

New Desk First coat of varnish Not too easy to match the color. I think we shall have to go for Golden Oak (ChĂȘne DorĂ©). We shall see after a second coat tomorrow morning.

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Progress report – Day 2

New Desk The frame is now complete I need a couple more holes for cables and of course try to match the colour with the existing wood from the book shelves. That is for tomorrow. I was also wondering if … Continue reading

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Progress report – Day 1

New Desk The basic frame is completed

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Crash Bang Wallop

Yesterday, as I was cleaning my office window (that does not happen too often), a sudden gust of wind swept in with such force that the office door slammed shut with a sound that made me think of a gunshot. … Continue reading

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DIY

    There is always something to do in a house, if possible at a leisurely pace. The task for today is to plane a coupleof doors which no longer fit 100%. A fairly easy task on paper.     … Continue reading

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