Today I re-strung one of two blinds in the Motorhome that needed repair. As I have re-strung both blinds in the bedroom of the MH, I didn’t for see any problems with the dining table blind. I removed the blind and took it to our kitchen table to work on it.
The first thing you notice is that the strings are connected to a pair of tension springs located in the top frame. Plus the strings that are threaded through the left side of the blind actually exit the blind on the lower right side.
Taking a close look at the “lower” section of the shade showed severe wear. The old string actually cut through the plastic grommet and the frame. It was no wonder the old string broke!
This cut of the grommet and frame had to some how be fixed or the new string would fall into the cut area and end up breaking. I figured a few layers of black plastic tape covered with some aluminum tape should do the trick.
The aluminum tape has superb holding strength plus the string should slide over it fairly easily.
While I was working on the blind, Wilma was busy on the other side of the kitchen, baking.
She baked 2 wonderful looking apple pies, a chocolate cake and cupcakes, and several loaves of Zucchini bread. The baking smells of everything she was baking almost kept me from concentrating on what I was doing!
The dining table blind is repaired and back in the Motorhome. Hopefully the strings in that blind will never need replacing again!
Tomorrow we celebrate our eldest Grand daughter’s birthday. Haley turned 19 this year! Where is the time going?
Until next time, be safe and God Bless.