Archive for January, 2009

Emmy the great

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Are playing in bath on friday the 6th Feb, anybody want to come and see them?

Lounge phase 1

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

First stage of lounge re-decoration is replacing/reinforcing some worm-eaten joists.

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Needless to say this was not finished in the anticipated time frame (some confusion over the number of mm in an inch and how exactly to use a circular saw). On the plus side the lounge now looks a bit like a set for the crystal maze.

Lounge video

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Lounge in 3D

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Instead of doing the things which I probably should have been doing this evening (see previous bathroom-related construction work), I’ve been making a 3D model of our lounge under the cover of “seeing what our floor might look like”. It’s probably fair to say that I have got a little carried away, in fact I suspect I passed that point when I started looking for my digital camera to capture realistic textures for our existing upholstery and obsessively re-measured all of our furniture.

Anyway the initial results are here:

There is also a walkthrough movie in the making, but, for the want of my own personal render farm that won’t be ready till sometime tomorrow.

DIY 101

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

Today we broke the first rule of DIY:

Do not, under any circumstances try and do more than one room at once.

The sealant around our bath was going a bit mouldy so we decided to replace it this turned out to be a bigger job than we’d originally estimated: