Marcus L. Rowland (ffutures) wrote,
Marcus L. Rowland
ffutures

Ikea assemble!

Okay, that actually went quite well. Rough timetable

9.45 - start clearing and moving old shelves
11.00 - start cutting down uprights then assemble first GORMM unit
1.00 - start assembling second GORMM unit
2.00 - start putting in intermediate shelves to fit between the units
2.45 - straighten everything out and fit cross-braces (had to do this twice because I am rubbish at this stuff)
3.30 - units are assembled, in place and fixed to wall. Belatedly realise I need some end bars on them to stop books falling off. Cut some bits of scrap wooden strip (about 3/4" x 1/2") to fit and put them in place - I used a peg at the back and a screw at the front so that I could fit them in without pulling the units off the wall again.
3.45 - finished

Now all I have to do is have some lunch then start shelving books - since most of them are on my bed I have a fairly powerful motive to get it done today...
Subscribe

  • Another RPG bundle offer - Dungeon World

    This is a repeat of an offer from 2014, before I was added to the promo list for these bundles, so I don't think I've mentioned it before: Dungeon…

  • NS&I Green Savings Bonds

    Some time soon NS&I are going to be launching Green Saving Bonds. At the moment they're pretty coy about things like the interest and tax status…

  • Digging Up the Past

    One of the gaming podcasts, The Grognard Files, interviewed me a while ago. The first part of it covering the White Dwarf years, is here:…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

  • 5 comments