Spent yesterday hunting and gathering rescreening supplies at Home Depot: A roll each of metal and fiberglass screen, two different sizes of spline (the rubber gasket stuff that holds screening into the frame) and a splining tool (a little roller tool to press the spline into the channel that holds it into the frame).
There was also a little
VERY fancy car collector's club show set up in one corner of the parking
lot, about a dozen perfect and polished 50's and early 60's cars on
display with their elderly owners holding court in folding chairs next
to them. The kid and I cruised through the display in my dirty, faded,
top-down, loaded with old screens and hardware store bags, faithful
daily driver 1969 Plymouth convertible and returned their horrified
looks with cheeky grins.
She's rough looking but dependable, my girl Ruby. I felt like the proverbial bastard at a family reunion, it was great.
the straights was a bonus to the day, the real prize was sitting down
and rescreening the kitchen window screen and the sliding glass door
screen--that's where the heavier-duty metal screening went, the chickens
sometimes jump and claw at the door when excited about a forthcoming
I can open my sliding glass door again without a stealthy feathery invasion, yay!