That is good news Naki, I'm still awaiting my veneers from JCP so could add to the order, do you know the part number off hand? Would save a bit of piecing together, I had tried to keep it as intact as possible but there wasn't much left to save in the first place!
I've just put the first tacks on a small patch on the heel board and one along the sill above the jacking point. There has been no chance to get much else done over the weekend, this time distractions were an impromptu evening's fishing and the horrors of looking for then buying and assembling a new dining table and chairs for herself
Time wise, well, I suppose the only real deadline on this is the show at Dunkeld, 2021. As this does sound a long time away I must point out the forecast is likely babies by that point
and a full respray
so a few things to contend with. My long suffering (aye, I've not even started yet) other half is finally at peace with the car, so no chance of an advert in 12 months time saying change of situation, promise!
The aforementioned dictator, sorry, wife wouldn't left me build the garage I wanted, so settled for an 8m x 4m oak carport all enclosed in front of a 5m x 4m shed. In fairness it doesn't have the ring to it that playing in the garage has, but it really is a great set up. Luckily there is also enough overhead height to lift a complete engine and gearbox clear of a car! Next house/phase 2 here is certainly a 4 post lift, I'm just the wrong build for crawling about under cars!
Always great to hear somebody mulling over the idea of taking the plunge. If a car isn't in frontline use then this kind of work is achievable, you'd be pushed to change a bulkhead over a long weekend ready for monday haha. I can only recommend getting in about it and seeing just what's lurking.
I have had a fairly easy run of it with L3, I wouldn't want to work on one with much more rust, in saying that if the right car came up it wouldn't stop me if it was rotten, the recent weetabix xj12 being a prime candidate, but let's not talk about the next one until my big girl of sitting pretty again.
More of these need to be saved! There is no end of help on the forum, no chance of me getting this far without it, thanks guys!