Mean while in the workshop…..

I’ve spent 2 whole days working on the restoration of a huge Victorian cast iron surround, it has massive solid cast iron pillars on either side. First the surround was sandblasted back to bare metal then we polished it to a high silvery shine. It is the heaviest fireplace we have ever had and takes 3 people to lift it when its dismantled, I don’t think it will be possible to lift when its built. Thank god we aren’t fitting this one!!! Pics on if I ever get tp see it built up!!