Something out of Nothing
someone asked me what had i been doing since I retired 6 weeks ago.......(the inference being that one is nothing if one does not have a job description/career/position or income)
Drawers of Requirement and The Star Gazers Box
I took these from college as they were mine to start with and cleaned them up a bit.
Now they look like this. "Pretty" is a much derided word. I suspect it is due to its gender connotations. I like pretty.
I often peruse the local charity shops and i found an old plywood box to which i gave a lot of attention.
While I had a drill and a chop saw to hand I improved the fence panel in the front garden and turned it into a plant stand.
Turned a charity shop wardrobe on its side, clad it in reclaimed fence panels and put it to use as a log store.
on the other side of the fence panel i used a charity shop sideboard which i added a bit of depth to with left over wood and built in a work bench for making stretchers and frames. yeah yeah, i know everything is black, so what!
I still had a bit of wood left about so i built a recycling store on the side of the shed and put up some kitchen drawers which i drilled holes in and got a few seed trays going.
This worked far too well and the tomatoes needed transplanting before i could catch my breath.
Meanwhile the back garden has gone completely mad and I need a tree surgeon, a new back, a replacement drill, another reciprocating saw and another set of hands.