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A fire bowl for our daughter

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Shelley asked T if he would make her a fire bowl for the patio. They were too expensive to buy she said!!
T being T, couldn’t say no to her so off he went to the steel merchants for supplies :o)
Here is the progress he made with it last Monday..

first job was to mark out and cut the steel sheet

Then, after cutting and start of construction, it was time for a tea break

Coming together nicely

welding finished

Fettled and heatproof paint applied

Finished

Later made a stand for it and took it to Shelley’s.
Another photo to follow when it’s in use. :)

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Wow, I think that is really clever. Well done your OH.

7 Sep, 2017

 

Wow! What a very useful Dad! He could make a cottage industry out of that! :)

7 Sep, 2017

 

He's very clever. It looks lovely - very professional. Nice to have a father like that :)
or to be like that one's self lol

7 Sep, 2017

 

Place a spike in the middle of it and stick on a marshmallow or hotdog to cook. You have inadvertently made a superb parabolic solar reflector aka solar oven.

8 Sep, 2017

 

Wow! You Clever Old Stick, Errr! Sorry, Young Stick LOL, my Barry could make one out of wood LOL, maybe not LOL.
You could make her a matching planter too, Just a thought.
xx
Errrr! Out of interest how much did she save?

8 Sep, 2017

amy
Amy
 

Thats brilliant Hb, clever T . and so original nobody else will have one like that ....

8 Sep, 2017

 

What a kind and skilled person your OH is Sheila . . . it's amazing!

8 Sep, 2017

 

Wow,amazing

8 Sep, 2017

 

Crikey! A fire bowl and a Sky TV receiver in one!

Seriously, that's a very nice piece of work. I bet Shelley was thrilled.

8 Sep, 2017

 

That's brilliant, pun intended, lol

8 Sep, 2017

 

Oh my goodness, that's fantastic! How clever is T?...and what a lucky daughter!

8 Sep, 2017

 

Thats so good and even more so because her dad has made it for her....

8 Sep, 2017

 

What a clever & skilled chap you have, lucky daughter!

9 Sep, 2017

 

What a clever man,your OH is,Sheila..and I'm sure your daughter is so proud of him for making it for her..something she will always treasure...it really is brilliant..:o)

10 Sep, 2017

 

That is seriously pretty not to mention bespoke; how lucky your daughter is to have such a talented and accommodating relative.

I've looked at lots of fire bowls/pits lately and your daughter's is in a different class altogether!
Well done your OH.

Another thought; new business idea?

12 Sep, 2017

 

Thanks so much for your really nice comments. I've passed them on to T.
When he went for steel to make more plant supports for me, the chap told him he was waiting for a fresh supply as he had sold it all after Monty Don showed everyone how to make hoops for their garden. He was very grateful to Monty he said....lol

18 Sep, 2017

 

I was grateful to Monty too as it beats paying out for expensive GC ones.

19 Sep, 2017

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