Boy am I not a happy bunny! Spent the last 4 days building cupboards
in the alcoves in the living room, and quite a bit of last week
painting the doors that are gonna be used. I followed the instructions
about painting 'em when they're flat on the floor so they don't twist
etc, had them stored in the room even.
Today I finally finish one cupboard (the other one's more of an
unknown since it's going to use sliding bi-fold doors and the
instructions for those appear to be written in Engrish). All
beautifully square and level, unlike the rest of the house, get the
hinges on the doors, offer 'em up and one of the fuckers has twisted
out of shape!! @*$$!@&*%!!
Anything I can do with it before chopping it up for firewood in a fit
Last time I had a serious DIY cock-up I threw a monster tantrum,
flinging stuff around and kicking the walls for a good 10 mins. I
felt so much better afterwards and the effect lasted days - well
worth the price of a couple of cheap trowels that died in the
process (not that it was the fault of the tools).
So my advice is:
(1) Get a great big hammer, metal bar or similarly brutal and
(2) Uncork the primal rage
(3) Lay into those bastards until they are in very small pieces.
Afterwards I completely understood those Japanese companies that
provide employess with a room containing a dummy boss and a
On Tue, 23 Dec 2003 21:37:52 +0000 (UTC), "Woodspoiler"
Funnily enough the last time this happened I kicked a few things and
immediately thought of a solution to one of the problems I was having.
Not so in this case, or at least not yet......
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