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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:36 am 
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Chilly morning and no work today. Off to the shed to make a start. I’m running this like a bike thread with updates and meanderings so feel free to make comment, offer advice or scorn.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:45 am 
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Cleaned (sorry spiders) lightly sanded with very fine paper and wiped over with satin waterproof varnish I have left over from redoing the kitchen table a while back. Rub it back a couple of times and re apply and it should be ok. None of the cheap stuff. 10 hour drying time so that will stop me fiddling for a bit. :(

Suppose I should walk the dogs.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:09 pm 
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https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 3887707094


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:31 pm 
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Will you be using period correct material when you recover the seat

Must have the obligatory smell of mothballs


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:17 pm 
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I may leave the seat back as is and just make up a cushion for the seat base. Clashing but period as per a 1930s version of myself.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:49 pm 
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longun wrote:
i might have to find something similar, rocking chair perhaps. and some tweed old boy


I’m looking forward to the mountain bike equivalent of this: http://www.homecrux.com/bicycle-themed- ... ers/21248/


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:28 pm 
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No work so had some time to fiddle.

Staggered the hinges to allow neat fold. Fitted brass bolts to lock out arms but hinges on inside to give strength.
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Need to age the brass and steel fitting a little any ideas that wont be too OTT? It's 1930s not 1430s

That recess in the back of the seat is begging to become a magazine rack. Country life? The Nanny? Razzle?

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Needs a nice 'in keeping' throw.

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Will source a drinks tray and fit it to right side with another hinge.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:10 pm 
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Maybe an antimacassar?


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:22 pm 
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The History Man wrote:
Maybe an antimacassar?



Go for it


https://www.etsy.com/uk/market/antimacassar


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:24 pm 
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Even better


https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/4912902 ... allery-1-8


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