Thursday, 12 March 2015

an unwanted shop rack


I'm sharing this quick project now, even though I finished it about 2 months ago... cause I wanted to share it when I had it in the office as I planned.

Of course, I had to clean and tidy the office first, and that was a job I put off and put off and put off and... you get the picture... But its finally done. Its clean and tidy (for about the next 2 days providing I stay out of it).

Who was it that said they get more cleaning done in the 30 minutes before visitors arrive than they get done in a week? That's me. Only this time I cleaned 24 hrs in advance.

So, back to the shop rack. I found this sorry little cutie at a garage sale and was quick to grab it. It had been painted silver at some stage, not well, and the base was really wonky, but it had wheels.


Note the wonky base. Held on with string and tape.


I cleaned it up, scraped the scunge off it, disinfected it, and replaced the tape and string with screws and nuts. I gave it a fresh spray of silver, leaving the occasional old paint showing through (for character, doncha know).


Then left it sitting in the workshop for weeks, gathering dust and horse hair.


But today its in the office. Its new home.



Now stay tuned. The office cleanup miracle is coming.

z

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