Mike moved onto restore door 1 from the carriage
having hung door 3 back on with assistance from Ken and Craig. We don't do them in any particular order. It tends to be a question of which door comes off first for some other reason.
It the workshop Rod continued the clean up and regreasing of the door rollers for the rail car.
Its always nice to have a specialist on hand. Its part of the wonder of volunteering in the department you never seem to have to look very far for someone who was involved with what ever as part of their career.
While we are on doors Colin was making more progress on the Toddington Signal Box door.
and repairing a couple of chairs from the RBr. The chairs all clamped up and glued with new sections of wood in place.
The selected 8 tops for the tables to go into 25451 have now all been cleaned up
and Maurice started on the associated legs
we have also put together a box of mounts and various other associated bits to fir the tables with.
Another case of find the expert. Steve, who happens to be a retired professor of electrical engineering is make us some led 'strip' lights to replace the fluorescent ones in FO 3132. The test strip which we have already seen looks great, you can't tell its LED in use and it draw so much less current from the batteries. The completed units all fit back in the original housings so there will be no discernible difference.
Chris completed the painting of the heater grills doing the 4 south end compartments. Note the more relaxed approach than Dave used yesterday.
Chris who only joined us recently had his new overalls so we made sure they went home suitable dirty. Well done Chris.