I think I’ve everything ready for hauling firewood on sunday. See you all at 10 am*. Please bring barrows, axes, possibly a chainsaw if you’ve got one, safety equipment and mugs for tea.
I’d been pfaffing about with sub-millimetre engineering for too long. It was time to get some inch thick bars of steel (thanks, keptinacan) and a sledge hammer:
See the big steel axle here? Hardly, coz it’s hammered most of the way into the ground. The top of the axle gets tied back to the post. The top of the post gets tied back to another bar hammered in up the hill. If this pulley shifts then something’s fundamentally wrong with the universe.
And we haven’t got foundations yet, or even broken ground, but we’ve leccy, telephone and cable. It’s important to get priorities right:
* – some of you get special dispensation what with only stopping work at 6 am. We’re going to put you in charge of the heavy machinery.