Category: DIY

  • Guess how much I love you…

    “Love you more than a toilet” I’m sitting in the second hand (verge rubbish collection) lounge in front of a glorious fire that Parker built in his bushmans stove saved from a renovation and now installed in his shed. I’m warm enough although it’s definitely wool jumper weather: forcasts of 3 °C overnight and: frozen […]

  • How to create a Planner page for important events or projects.

    So here I am standing on the edge of the “planner girl” world. It’s not an unfamiliar feeling for me really. I like to take the best from many worlds and go with it. So I like only the best of Country Music; I’m fussy. But that means I can still thoroughly enjoy a good […]

  • Side bars part two 

    Thursday 9th March.  Manufacturer the brackets to mount the side bars. (One naked troopy) Remove the existing side step and generally eat Alexandrian dirt.  Friday 10th (are we done yet?) Eat more dirt construct the plates to weld onto the bars so that I’m not using fencing wire to hold the bar to the brackets  […]

  • Side bars part one

    Friday 3rd March. A trip to the awesome guys at EdCon to by steel 12 m of 40 mm pipe Saturday 4th March Bend pipe to fit the car. Apparently my bull bar has scoliosis! Sunday: nothing much on account of the welding PPE not being up to scratch. So we are delayed til… Monday: […]

  • Working for the (old) Man

    The back story; me spending way too much time sifting thru semi ridiculous tasks on Air Tasker to find the next cool holiday task; somebody arguing with a chain mesh 7 ft gate whilst accessing a radio site in their vehicle that my father consults for.  The job was released for repair, my dad was […]

  • A chaise

    Found a bed up the dump (woollies).  Shrunk the bed, added the ‘side’ and the mesh to make the new back.  Lots of welding, cutting and grinding.  All extra material is sourced from woollies also.  Back into the full swing of work and exercise tomorrow so I’ll paint it later. And find some cushions too.