Today is dedicated to getting a few jobs done around here.
I'm going to have a go at painting the outdoor BBQ Table and chairs. I'd like to try spray painting them, if possible. Then it won't take so long.
But that will depend on whether there's a wind blowing or not. Obviously I can't spray paint if it's blowing! And I'm not even sure if our paint sprayer can be used with a wood stain?
I'm sure I will find out.
Brain fade! I can't think for the life of me what else we have to do! Stew did mumble about doing something else... derrr.
I know I will be attaching the name plate to the house today, weather permitting. I'm using a fast setting all weather glue, as recommended by the bloke at Mitre 10. Fingers crossed it works.
All going well, I will be able to post a photo of it on the house later on today.
Right, that's it for now. It's been a late start today, we were really tired last night. Stew went to bed quite early, he was a little bit tiddly I think. *smiles*
10.44 am: And everyone is up and doing stuff.
Stew's gone to Mitre 10 to get the timber for the corner seating on the patio.
Brylee and Griffin are staining outdoor furniture, and I've just got our Name Plate on the house.
Now... it's on with the painting of the chairs. That is going to take a while.
1.45 pm: And with three of us doing the painting/staining, it's done! AND Stew got the new timber seating affixed to the original uprights, and I've stained it too. So all of the painting is done.
Now I need to wash all the stain off me with Mineral Turps and have a shower... cos mineral turps friggin well stinks!
Stew is now busy water blasting the concrete out the back... and I'm going to suggest he does the front too. It's quite dirty, especially by the front door.
I've already clocked 10,000 steps for the day! Busy, busy, busy.
3.30 pm: And all the outside jobs are finally done, and I've had me shower and can now RELAX.
ABOVE: The concrete has come up really well after the water blasting.
And the BBQ table and chairs look good too.
ABOVE: The new corner seating. It's not as long on the left as it was before, as we wanted the BBQ against the house, as opposed to where it was, against the window. There is still HEAPS of seating, so all good.
ABOVE: I moved the orange life preserver to that post (which also got stained today) and I think it looks awesome there.
ABOVE: We are thrilled with how all the new plants are doing... I can't wait till they are even bigger and fill the garden out.
ABOVE: Our 'Hidden Vista". I love our back yard.
So does Stew.
ABOVE: The man admiring his view. He's cleaning the BBQ now... poor bugger.
It's been an awesome, productive day... time to enjoy the evening.