We’ve reached July already – where has the first half of the year gone?! Well there’s been quite a bit of progress on our projects during that time and that has continued in the last week.
Mike has been fitting more wood in the buffet car and arranged a trial fit of the melamine panels in the servery area to check the location of the securing holes for the ‘bum rest’ which has then to be fitted and aligned with suitable wooden backing pieces behind the melamine. Mike also refitted the original sign back on to the old gas box door. Tim took the plunge and cut the first piece of lino to rough dimensions ready for detailed fitting whilst John continued his task of repairing the flooring at the door entrances and also started the task of setting the brass door treads into the floor.
There has been more fitting and welding of new pieces for Caliban‘s new running board. Staying with Caliban, Howard has been preparing the tooling for creating a square hole in the new piece of sanding gear.
Fred has been busy again with the wire brush cleaning up a borrowed cylinder lubrication bracket which is to be used as a pattern for a new one for Wootton Hall. Matt has again been busy with the paintbrush priming the Hall’s cylinders.
Don’t forget that the AGM will be held at 7.30 pm on Tuesday, 11th July at the new shed at Preston.
And finally, Alison has now received a new batch of Cumbria badges (sponsored by a member) to add to the 5643 badges displayed last week – why not buy one of each at £3.95 per badge?