That's exactly why I show you now how to do your own Etagere.
Follow me into the work room.
This is what you need beside a hubby who allows you to play with his toys. Oh, you need to know it more precise. Okay, I give it a try but don't laugh at me because I don't know the real names of all that stuff... at least I'm a girlie. You need dishes (of course), a hacksaw, abrasive paper, a threaded rod, a rod with a hole in the middle to get the threaded rod through it (it looks nicer at the end), washers, flare nut, locking nut, porcelain nob, a boring machine and a drill for ceramics. That's it, I guess.
First you have to drill the hole into the dish. You better do this very slowly and carefully and...
... with a lot of patience, else this happens to you too: the dish splitters. When you got the hole into the dish you can put the threaded rod through it and put a locking nut at the underside of the plate. At the upper side of the plate you put a washer and a flare nut.
Then you have to saw the rod, the one with the hole in the middle, in the size you wish. It's better to sand the ends of the rod after sawing then you can put the little pieces of rod over the threaded rod. After that you put again a flare nut and a washer and the next plate on it. That way you can move on till you put the porcelain knob into the threaded rod. At the end you just put a locking nut again. That's it.
Dies verstehe ich unter Senkmuttern für den Fall, dass ich hier die falsche Bezeichnung benutzt habe *lach*.
This is what I mean with flare nut in case I use the wrong name.
So, this was enough dust and dirt for one day. Let's move out into the garden to get some fresh air.
Hydranges Ayesha I planted last year and I'm happy to see, that it seems to like it in my garden.
The fuchsia too like our at the moment rather english weather.
Clematis one can't have enough in the garden, don't you think so? This one here grows along a rose arch. What a pity, that the rose New Dawn doesn't like to join it, they would look so great together.
Little Fairy is in its first year. I hope it will soon take over the whole railing.
(Nicht dass ich denke, wir Frauen wären etwa ungeschickt im Umgang mit dem Werkzeug, aber sind sie halt doch oft die Heiligtümer unserer Liebsten.)
With this Perennial Clematis I wish you all a cozy Sunday and a lot of fun drilling holes in your plates and cups. To your hubbies I can just say "Sorry and hurry up to bring your tools at a safe place." (Not that I think women are not good in using tools but the tools usually are the toys of our beloved husbands.)
En liebe Gruess / Take care