The Hinge

This post is inspired from the last one, and the difficulty I have with understand the workings and fitting of a hinge. Mainly for me to refer to, I started by an internet search ‘What is hinge’ ….. Hinge, a Dating App, Introduces Friends of Friends. … That is the premise behind Hinge, the next…

Stockbroker Front Panel

Front Opening Panel   The original small front panel has been over painted in white, with black [hard to remove] paint on the beams. The panel did not have hinges on it you can see the holes in the side of the side wall. The more I look at this house the worse it gets….

Stripping Stockbroker Beams

STRIPPING BEAMS All the beams on the house have been painted with black matt paint, I am going to remove this, as I want to take it back to wood.  I plan to stain and wax them, rather than paint.   The main front panel has one large beam section across the top windows, and…

Stripping the Porch

The porch has been removed, it will be so much easier to decorate not being attached to the main body of the house.  I will be able to do something nice to the inside.   I took the roof off of the porch, so I could remove the red paint. This was not a good…

Princess Entrance Hall

Have been back working on the inside of my Triang Princess 2.  The entrance hall in this house has been the most frustrating room I have ever done. As I wanted to keep the orininal staircase, I covered each step with lolly stick planks. Using double side tape, so as not to damage the stairs…

The Big Strockbroker Strip

THE BIG STRIP Now the house has been disassembled, it is now the hard and messy job of removing old paint and paper.  The outside of the house has the original paint, with light blue gloss layer, topped with white gloss, a bit like a layer cake. The internal walls does have original wall and…