Oh no! Not more hand tooled finish … oh yes!

Today I have mainly been doing this:

Then I did this one:

I just replaced the slats, here’s a poor before and after shot:

It was strange working in a suburban setting, in the client’s beautiful garden, and not as cool as in the woods. Other tradesmen were busy digging holes and using exciting-sounding power tools.

Also delivered three re-shafted bill hooks and a three-legged stool (Yes, another one). Also packed the trailer for the medeval day at Knaresborough Castle. Noticed at tea break that the paper in the Vietnamese photocopied novel was glowing violet, oh dear.