So work is progressing slowly - there's always more wood to distress and paint, or bits to adjust before the final coming together. But I'm now at the point where I'm ready to do the fun stuff - like claying and colouring, and, and, and..........
"Hardware" ready for painting
Ground floor fireplace - some painting commenced
Parts assembled ready for the fun stuff
The original doesn't have a chimney so I made one fit.