A very disappointing day today.
About the only productive thing I achieved was to prune away all the branches shooting off the stump of the tree we felled six months ago - they were starting to intrude on the veranda string lines.
To fix the distortion in the beam (see previous week) I hauled out a number of pieces of heavy steel to clamp the work on to while I did the last of the welding.
At one stage I thought I had succeeded and left the work clamped up while it cooled.
Unfortunately, when I came back to it the distortion was just as bad as before - a 10 mm deviation over 4 metres.
On Sunday I nipped out to site again to see if I had a long enough piece in my stockpile - but not quite.
So next week I am going to cut through the weld, rebevel, clamp to some heavy PFC 200 and try again.