Thankfully both of the fabricators came through in the nick of time, the steel was cut and collected today, looks not too disimilar to the design I drew, they had to alter it to dash marks so that the pieces of metal wouldn’t fall out – understandably-I re-designed i with lots of dashes and dots which looked great but would have cost double to cut!!! So they did a design that was cheaper (still £500+) and it’s fine but crazily – the little bits that were cut out were lovely, going to have to do something with them for sure.
Then Matt the Stone Mason came with 10 etched perspex panels and they look fabulous, so happy with them. Going to be 30 over the course of the summer which would cost £20 each and worth every penny BUT Matt needs a draughtsman to draw some stone designs up and so we have done a skill swap – I’ll draw for him and he’s charging me nothing.
I’ve probably blogged this before but it’s very exciting good news!!!
Need to finish assembling the bench, my other half has been at it all afternoon and it’s getting there, blinkin nitemare of a job though.
Have found some sponsors too, Aldi are giving us all the BBQ food for free, the local garden centre is donating a Buddelia plant for the tombola and the pub opposite is donating 2 bottles of wine and the use of their loo all day(thats the best bit!)
Emma and Chris finished their installation, haven’t seen the finished product yet, have that to look forward to in the morning.
So far on this project I am artist,curator,fundraiser,event organiser and marketing officer – the joys of multi tasking :)