Apart from the notice about my little dinner for my anniversary, I haven’t been doing much computering, or blogging, or anything truly technical, as I have been laying a new wooden floor in my expanded living room.
Aided and abetted by my elder brother, who trained as a ‘chippy’ many years ago, we have got some 55% of the work done, as I am installing underfloor heating at the same time.
Specifically for the job, I purchased a ‘mitre bench saw’ from my local DIY shoppe, but had to exchange it three times! Reason being that it was supposed to be set up to cut at 90 degrees, but when my bro’ tested the cut, it was one degree off centre cutting. It’s all my fault of course, because the label hidden underneath the box stated "Made in China"! Still cuts off true, but we set the swivel to compensate.
It is at times like these, when I ease my aching knees for the thirtieth time, when the words echo forth:-