My dream of the outdoor kitchen is moving a little closer.
My Great Nephew has agreed to lend his muscle
and some tools to the project in return for
looking after his dog.
All I have to do is have a clear idea of what I want
and gather some materials... by Saturday.
With that in mind, I hooked up the trailer
and headed back to that second hand yard
I was so in love with.
But there was a different man there today and
the prices he quoted for some of the things were
much higher than I was given earlier.
The window I wanted had gone from $90 to $150!
It was the exact same window... not just a similar one.
I just said, 'No, thank you', and left.
On the way home we stopped at an old property
I have been eyeing off and went fossicking.
I don't know if the box below will be part of the kitchen,
or just a raised garden bed nearby. I love the chewed ends!
The tin on these little doors is flattened out drums.
If I use them...I will be recycling the recycled!
I am thinking they may make suitable cupboard
doors...but I will have to go back with a big
Other people have been in and taken
lots of materials ... probably for firewood.
The land is for sale and about to be swallowed
by the encroaching suburban sprawl
in one of the fastest growing corridors
These structures will be bulldozed and burned.
I am glad I can reuse some bits and pieces.