I can’t take credit for either the hard work, the photos or even the slightly lame pun in the title. All credit to Toby the welder.
Lots of hard work to get to this point in the front space. Cutting out the diesel tank, scraping out 90 years of rust and muck, cutting out the perished metal, scabbling, dropping out the bottom plates, Shotblasting and then welding in the new sections. Phew. Amazing how much better it looks!
The colour inside is Shrew’s Eyelid by Farrow and Ball (also known as jotun shop primer).