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New storage for logs and wood for burning


By mark61


Hi all as some of you may know by now i like my evening fires when it gets chilly.When my grandchildren was over last weekend and with our dog bonnie getting into everything i thought it was a bit dangerous for them all having the wood about as it was unstable .Hence i built this today to store it all in and to keep everyone safe.

And it looks a sight better :))))

Bonnie helping me get the wood out of the car NOT lol:)))

Chosen spot

Here Goes

Stained sides just needs the lid

All done.What a good job i have done for you dad lol:)))

Phew all tired out now after a hard days work (and playing ) lol:))))))

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Congratulations - well done !

20 Apr, 2013


I'll know where to come nest time I want some woodwork doing!

20 Apr, 2013


Absolutely perfect! Mark, you must be tied to the tree, otherwise you cannot rest, lol.
Beautiful thing, I would use it as a storage box as well as a bench. I love those handles.
Great work, Mark.

20 Apr, 2013


Well done Mark, all lovely and neat and tidy now.

20 Apr, 2013


genious Mark - Brilliant how you make these things, your dog is same colours as my Hammie too

20 Apr, 2013


nice one Mark, Bonnie oversaw the construction then :-)

20 Apr, 2013


Love it Bonnie, so neat and useful. :)

20 Apr, 2013


great piece of work!

going slightly off-topic, how do you hold the troughs on the fence above the box? hooks, or are their supports underneath the bases?

21 Apr, 2013


Good question Fran!

21 Apr, 2013


you are so clever Mark :-))
I love your blogs because I am always amazed by what you come up with for your never ending stock of wood lol

21 Apr, 2013


Hi all firstly i would like to say a big thankyou to everyone for all your wonderful comments.:)))

Hi Diane did you notice i am staining everything lol and i am quite liking it.Thankyou for the suggestion :))))

Hi Steragram lol anytime i will give you a hand :))))

Hi Katarina yes your right i cannot sit down for one minute.The handles was made from a old birdbox stand which i sanded and restained:))))

Hi Cinderella it is all nice and tidy now and not a mess or unsafe :))))

Hi Paulspond have you got the same dog as me a jack russell?:))))

Hi Surreylad yes she was a great help NOT lol she kept stealing the wood lol.:))))

Hi Grandmage i did let dad help me lol:))))

Hi Fran all i did with the planters on the fence was i screwed them directly to the fence panels then i put a piece of 2 x 1 wood behind the bottom part of the back to keep the planter straight:)))

Hi Helen lol my never ending supply of wood comes from a company who builds floors for houses.These are the off cuts from the floors and packaging which they save for me :)))

22 Apr, 2013


shee, Mark, you're like Sherlock Holmes - he always said that people were amazed at how simple his solutions were - *after* he'd explained them!

it does give a very neat apprearance,though I imagine it'd be a tad difficult to change their locations in future.

22 Apr, 2013


Thanks Mark but I don't live in S. Yorks any more or I would have been round there!

22 Apr, 2013


great work Mark and well done Bonnie lol :o))

23 Apr, 2013


You make it all look so easy! :O(

25 May, 2013


Hi Fran the pots can be easily moved to different locations but i never move them anyway as i like them there.

Hi Steragram thats a shame i am a good helper lol:)))

Hi Sanbaz thankyou and bonnie says a bark lol:))

Hi Eirlys thankyou its not always easy doing the projects though lol:)))

26 May, 2013

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