8.30 am. I caught up with a little teaching admin, before picking up the frames and remaining mounts from the School. 9.30 am. Undertook some small, figgity, doable tasks and then took up the challenge of putting the frames together:
More things are likely to go wrong at the end, rather than at the beginning, of a project. Reckon on it. The publicity machine is in full swing. I’m keen to contact all the biblical studies, theology and religious studies departments in the UK. [Reminder to myself: ‘Don’t forget to make a comments book’.]
It’s helpful to have a white surface under the frame’s glass, so that spots and blemishes on the interior of the surface can be identified before the frame is assembled. I’m using a glass-screen computer monitor cleanser. It leaves fewer grease marks than vinegar-based solutions:
1.30 pm. Fortified by a cornish pasty bought from the Farmers’ Market, I made a foray into town to purchase a clean putty rubber. Keep everything clean. Wash your hands regulary, even if they don’t appear dirty. Sweat and grease cannot be seen on your fingers, but they become conspicuously visible on glass and board.
I enjoy using the ultra-violent frame stapling gun. Those little metal triangles spear the wood with an alarming ferocity. Imagine accidently getting one of those in your … Don’t!:
5.30 pm. Much accomplished. 6.20 pm. Practice session 1. 7.30 pm. An evening with the family.