Mind the gap

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My furniture is shrinking

Starved of the natural moisture provided in the old, damp, Wendy House of the UK

It’s showing the strain as gaps appear. Oh Dear

shinking wood

Cupboard door no longer fits

shrinking wood

Seams in cupboard panels no longer meet

shrinking wood

Panels in my settle no longer reach their supporting borders


Mind the gap
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3 bits of lovely banter on “Mind the gap”

  1. James Sutherland writes:

    Oh dear! The humidity here has always irritated me in various ways; on the bright side I suppose that proves I’m not made of wood, in case there was any doubt there.

    Is there anything you can do to improve the wood’s predicament, like oil?



  2. Scarlet writes:

    You will have to water the wood along with the plants 🙂



  3. wendy writes:

    The humid summer will re-expand the wood, if I use the air conditioning ‘sparingly’. I could ‘humidity’ the apartment, or the furniture with their own bowl of water or electronically powered thing. I’m going to explore the ‘cunningly placed bowl of water with sponge’ technique…



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