On the weekend I made a set of pieces for the kitchen fireplace -- together they make a sort of early range.
I made a hob-style grate using this tutorial by Carol Clark, which looks almost exactly the same as Brian Long's instructions from his Georgian Doll's House book.
Then I made a "cast iron" bread oven and fire box for the left hand side of the fireplace -- David's going to remake these for me in patinaed brass, but they'll do for now. I haven't added the door to the fire box, but there will be a fire inside :) I'm also making a fire for the grate.
I have a busy theatrical time this week, so I don't know how much I'll be posting. Talk to you soon!
Colour me crazy....... - Earlier this week I wrote about my autumn project list, which includes a few areas of the house which could do with cosmetic makeovers. Highest on the list...
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